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About meArt historian, teaching in Chicago.
About my libraryMy reviews here aren't for people who haven't read the books. They are problems raised by the books. I am happy to discuss the reviews (if that's what they are), but they're mostly mnemonics for me.
GroupsBooks on Books, Chicagoans, Dalkey Archive, Famous voluminous novels, Fans of Russian authors, Infinite Jesters, Le Groupe des Mignon Photos, New York Review Books, Philosophy and Theory, Pynchon Pandæmonium —show all groups, Reading Globally, The Chapel of the Abyss, The Prizes
Real nameJames Elkins
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