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One gets put in a drawer which says Thomas Bernhard, a follower of Thomas Bernhard, etc. (W.G. Sebald)

Michael Silverblatt: It seems to me that this book is truly the first to pay extended stylistic respects to the writer who, it’s been said, has been your mentor and model, Thomas Bernhard.

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"Worthless Pieces of Land Surrounded By Scoundrels"*

I suppose its only fitting that I move from considering the USA’s favored hair shirt (see previous post) , Race, to a  subject held in the benignest ((ignorant erroneous usage intentional)** indifference; the US’s unremiiting persecution of its First Peoples. 466 more words