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The Authors William Faulkner Consistently Returned to

Originally posted on Biblioklept:
Unidentified participant: Sir, when you are reading for your own pleasure, which authors do you consistently return to? William Faulkner: The ones I came to love when I was eighteen, nineteen, twenty years old. Moby-Dick, the…

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What a Lady, What a Writer

As I’m sure you know, Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for Literature this year on the basis of a lifetime of writing plain spoken, deeply felt and viscerally moving short stories about the intricacies, snares and joys of human … Continue reading

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Until the Last Ding Dong of Doom: Faulkner’s Nobel Acceptance Address Still Speaks Volumes to Us as Writers Today

Ladies and Gentlemen, I feel that this award was not made to me as a man, but to my work – a life’s work in the agony and sweat of the human spirit, not for glory and least of all … Continue reading

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