Who's writing this?: notations on the authorial I, with self portraits
It is a rare occasion that readers are given privileged information (however tongue-in-cheek) about the identities of their favorite authors, still rarer to meet their guises in the same place. Who's Writing This is a writer's and reader's delight, a joyous and eloquent spoof on self-knowledge and expression by the best in the business.
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Editor, author, and teacher Halpern was struck by Borges's piece "Borges and I," which discusses the public author vs. the private one. So he asked some 50 well-known authors-such as Margaret Atwood ... Read full review
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