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Rosecrans Baldwin

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Rosecrans Baldwin is the author of three books, most recently The Last Kid Left (NPR's Best Books of the Year). His nonfiction appears in a variety of magazines, mostly GQ. In 1999 he co-founded the online zine TMN, host of the Tournament of Books. More info at his website -

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“Actually, this is an interesting question,' the instructor said. 'What is the difference between culture and law? In France, we say we are French before we are anything else.”
Rosecrans Baldwin, Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

“It reminded me how, at work that week, there'd been a meeting when a client visited, a woman, and after she'd left the conference room, the first task had been to evaluate her aesthetically, to weigh in on her breasts and legs, the make and quality of her handbag.”
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“The idea being that if I was so incredibly small, then I could do almost anything, because what impact would I have, really? What damage could be done, being so puny in the big scheme?”
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