alexander chee: how to write an autobiographical novel

The last few months have inadvertently been focused on Asian-American writers and memoirs/creative non-fiction type works — and I have no complaints about that. The latest text is Alexander Chee‘s How to Write an Autobiographical Novel that I had seen highly raved about around the internet. I tend to pick up these hyped books months later […]

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a return to arendt

A while ago I devoted a post to my love of Hannah Arendt’s The Origins of Totalitarianism, so you can imagine how pleased I was when I found out another Arendt piece was assigned for one of my seminars. However, rather than being one of her other famous texts, we were assigned a piece that […]

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