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For Tributes, Conjunctions invited a couple of modern writers to pay homage to American literary masters who made whatever attainable for them—whether that used to be the act of writing itself, writing a undeniable ebook, writing in a selected demeanour, or residing in a manner that used to be consonant with the act of writing. this can be an anthology of non-public enthusiasms, a colloquium Whitman may have visible as a development of vistas. John Sayles bargains an appreciation of Nelson Algren, Robert Creeley of Edwin Arlington Robinson, Nathaniel Mackey on Walt Whitman. after which there’s Rick Moody on John Cheever, Ben Marcus on Dr. Seuss, Mona Simpson on Henry James, Ana Castillo on Anaïs Nin, Anne Waldman on Jack Kerouac, Lydia Davis on Edward Dahlberg. All in all, forty-five authors proportion compelling stories in their followed literary parentage.

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