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Handke’s Characters: Never Black, Never White — New York Times

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The essay today in the New York Times about Peter Handke and his work and the Nobel Prize and the controversy surrounding it is more thorough and thoughtful than most recent responses. The headline is atrocious, and it’s too bad that … Continue reading

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More on Peter Handke’s Nobel Prize

A response to Aleksandar Hemon’s opinion piece in yesterday’s New York Times: Aleksandar Hemon’s explosive denunciation of Peter Handke’s Nobel Prize saddens me. I traveled with Handke in Serbia and Bosnia and witnessed sites of genocide and ethnic cleansing in … Continue reading

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When Non-Readers Review

They did, in fact, publish it. Good for them. The reviewer, who responded, didn’t engage with any of my points. … After the New York Review of Books published an aggressively idiotic review of The Moravian Night, I sent a letter to … Continue reading

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Geneva Free Port Prison

The New York Times today features a piece about millions of works of art stored by wealthy collectors in a “free port” in Geneva for tax purposes. You buy a work of art in New York for $100 million and … Continue reading

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