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Gary Shteyngart, Mi chiamavano piccolo fallimento

Un anno dopo essermi laureato lavoravo downtown, all’ombra immensa del World Trade Center, e durante la mia scanzonata pausa pranzo quotidiana di quattro ore passavo davanti ai due giganti mangiando e bevendo e proseguivo su per Broadway, giù per Fulton Street, fino allo Strand Book Annex. 258 more words


30 in 30, day three

A final found poem from Gary Shteyngart’s “Thinking Outside the Bots,” in the June issue of Smithsonian Magazine (pp. 78-80).

The cult of perfection

will extend to every part of us, and the cosmetic-surgery bots… 131 more words


30 in 30, day two

Gary Shteyngart’s “Thinking Outside the Bots,” from the June issue of Smithsonian Magazine (p. 80), once again provided the material for this found poem.

As the great rush of technology envelops us… 159 more words


30 in 30, September day one

Everything seems to shift in September. The angle of the sun is distinctly different, the amount of daylight is perfectly balanced, and the temperature and humidity become once again bearable. 286 more words


The Weird & Beautiful Vision of George Saunders: A Review of Lincoln in the Bardo

You would not think that a full-scale recapitulation of Ecclesiastes would make a great bestseller.  Vanity, vanity, all is vanity!  This human thing is an exercise of unknowing.  770 more words


Very difficult the aloneness bit. I travel to the Upstate part of New York State where there is difficulty receiving telephone and computer transmissions. That’s where I ‘think’.

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