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NYRB, my response to a defamatory review

The letter appeared in the latest issue and the response just repeated the reviewer’s initial inanities.   Scott Abbott, reply by Adam Kirsch MARCH 23, 2017 ISSUE of the New York Review of Books In response to: The Stranger 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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A Slow, Inquiring Narration

This morning Open Letters Monthly published my REVIEW of Peter Handke’s The Moravian Night. It is one of the most difficult reviews I have ever written, difficult in part because I wanted to get at the important ideas and forms … Continue reading

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BIRTHDAY/BOOKDAY

On the 23 of September 2016, Alex Caldiero celebrates his 67th birthday. On the 27 of September he celebrates the birth of his new book Who Is the Dancer, What Is the Dance at Ken Sanders Rare Books in Salt … Continue reading

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The Moravian Night / Moravska Noc

Zarko Radakovic’s translation of Peter Handke’s Die moravische Nacht. Dear Scott, We flow again and again into Peter’s Moravia, and again and again we flow out of it, and no one knows in what direction this powerful meandering watermass moves. … Continue reading

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Handke Translators in the Austrian Embassy in Paris

Yesterday, this email from Zarko Radakovic. He wrote it in German, his second language. It wasn’t perfect. It was perfect. My Dear Friend, We’re home again. It was remarkable in Paris. The evening in the Austrian Embassy: Incredible. Intimate. The … Continue reading

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