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Sara Jaffe – Dryland

SARA JAFFE offers up her debut novel, Dryland, in September (Tin House Books). This is an amazingly evocative and restrained piece of writing; as Maggie Nelson says, “It’s realism, but its realism brushes ever so deftly against the allegorical, making the novel shimmer, part diary, part dream.” Dryland resonates with wonder, with subtle and earnest

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August 31, 2015

“I do love a well-orchestrated prank.” In conversation with Arthur Bradford

ARTHUR BRADFORD is one of the most enigmatic figures on the American literary landscape today. Living in Portland, working at a juvenile detention center, he relentlessly seeks pick-up basketball games against younger and more skilled athletes. He wears a “compression sock” on one leg, to combat a circulation problem, so many of these competitors believe

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March 2, 2015

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