Acutest at The Vanishing

September will mark four years since David Foster Wallace killed himself and since his passing there’s been plenty of ink spilled, digital and the old-fashioned kind, regarding the man and his work. There was first off the release of the…

The Binary-Breaking HHhH

            I guess part of me is mildly surprised that the release of Laurent Binet’s HHhH (translated by Sam Taylor) hasn’t triggered more chatter about it and the whole blown-up-over-nothing Lifespan of a Fact tempest that struck…

Jorie Graham’s PLACE

Weston Cutter

            On one level, this is simply a note that a significant book’s been released: Jorie Graham’s Place, which I’ll contend is her best book in a decade. The easy charge against Graham’s work is that…

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