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Original Essays | August 21, 2014

Richard Bausch: IMG Why Literature Can Save Us



Our title is, of course, a problem. "Why Literature Can Save Us." And of course the problem is one of definition: what those words mean. What is... Continue »
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    Before, During, After

    Richard Bausch 9780307266262

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Dear Life: Stories by Alice Munro
Dear Life: Stories

dmm, January 19, 2013

I had read some of these stories in the New Yorker, but it was very good to read the whole volume's stories together for their cumulative significance and impact. Munro introduces the last four pieces in the book by saying that they are "the first and last--and the closest--things [she has] to say about [her] own life." I find that they, in addition, have a great deal to say to me about my own life and the human condition. This book touches me.
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