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It was a beautiful storm, self-contained as storms often are, hunched far out over the vast water like a blob of blue ink, but it stalled in the middle distance and time just slipped away.

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I am about the same age that Arthur Less is when the book begins.

I feel him, though I am not a writer, or a gay man. How lovely that I chose this audio to get me through these fall days as I approach turning 49 in 3 months.

Because I am listening I
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Sigrid Nunez
“At times I can barely contain my anger at students. How can you be an English major and not know that you don’t put a period after a question mark? Why do even graduate students not know the difference between a novel and a memoir, and why do they keep referring to full-length books as “pieces”?”
Sigrid Nunez, The Friend

Colson Whitehead
“She said that white towns had simply banded together to rid themselves of the black stronghold in their midst. That is how the European tribes operate, she said. If they can’t control it, they destroy it.”
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad

Leif Enger
“It’s possible to perceive what is coming and still be dumbfounded when it happens.”
Leif Enger, Virgil Wander

Erin Bartels
“To my wonderful agent, Nephele Tempest,”
Erin Bartels, We Hope for Better Things

Kathryn Erskine
“I try not to listen to Dad because I’ve had all the empathy I can take right now. Empathy can make you feel really sad.”
Kathryn Erskine, Mockingbird

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