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Strange Paths

Regular readers of my various blogs will know of my high regard for the works of Jorge Luis Borges. Here are some random bits of trivia about this singular writer: 1. In later life he tried to buy up all … Continue reading

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Borges Was Right

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. —Jorge Luis Borges I work at a small town library in the Pacific Northwest. It’s a good job. I get to be around books, which I love, and … Continue reading

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Michael Swanwick's Bottled Stories

When he was a teenager Borges used to write stories and poems, print them up as chapbooks, then take them around his town and slip them into the pockets of coats he found hanging on coat racks at restaurants, barber … Continue reading

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