tongue-tied lightning


October 29, 2009, 12:00 AM
Filed under: lit

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“Howard could not figure out exactly how long Levi’d been in the pool, but, as his own speech had ended and the applause faded, everyone had noticed at the same time that there was a lone swimmer, and then almost everyone had asked their neighbor whether they recalled Cheever’s story.  Academics lack range.”

-Zadie Smith, On Beauty

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