Monthly Archives: February 2014

Barbarians and Byzantines

Fix, my son, your mind’s eye upon my words, and learn those things which I command you, and you will be able in due season as from ancestral treasures to bring forth the wealth of wisdom, and to display the

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Under compulsion George Saunders

Under the mild compulsion of a freshly sold book (of a paperback edition no less) foisted on him by a fan, George Saunders made a fairly game effort at fulfilling a verbose inscription request. Requested text: I endorse without reservation

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