Fragmentary remainders

  • Rich, benevolent buyer sought for Granta. (My favorite Granta-related story: Rupert Thomson’s classic tale of writerly mortification, in which he recalls his brief, mistaken belief that the magazine named him one of Britain’s best young writers.)
  • On reading the seventeen Booker-longlisted novels in one week.
  • An Oxford University professor of psychiatry argues that writer Sebastian Faulks swiped and bastardized his radical theories about psychosis in his new novel.

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