Tag Archives: Aristotle

Why Do We Read and Write Fiction?

In a strange coincidence both the New York Times and the New Yorker published within two days’ time (Dec.8 and 9) two thoughtful and resonant essays by top literary critics about fiction, its whys and wherefores, its challenges and attractions, … Continue reading

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Need to Chill?

Sometimes you just really need to kick back, detach, and escape from the nattering, frustrating minutia and bad news of everyday life. Especially today. One of my favorite poets is my perfect fix for this desperate neediness, and one of … Continue reading

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