Friday, November 24, 2006
Gifts pt. II
If you're wondering what elmrockcity wants for Christmas, here's a hint (a longer wishlist is forthcoming, and will most likely include a handheld parmesan grater). Along with JM Coetzee and Zadie Smith, Julian Barnes is one of my all time favorite contemporary writers; very few authors, I think, are so deft at marrying formal innovation and readability.
Here's a fairly inconsequential piece about him.
And, on a related note, here's the Times' 100 Notable Books of 2006. I'm thrilled to graduate and finally read some.
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