Monthly Archives: October 2006

It’s Orhan

Orhan Pamuk of Turkey has won this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Waiting for Milan

I know, I know. Waiting to find out who wins the Nobel Prize for Literature is the theater of the absurd, on a small scale. The prize cannot validate our choices as readers; we read the writers

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Child’s play

Last night, about ten before eleven, on well-lit Martinez road, I saw a playful scene act itself out before me. What struck me, though, was the thinness of the line that separates play from risk.

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