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    harpers.org | 9/10/20 | 21 min
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    • bill
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      1 month ago

      Ok, so I'm pretty sure I've said this before but I'll say it again: I need to read every single thing that Lauren Oyler writes. This is a spectacular gem of a review about a writer I had never heard of and who I now feel like I already know and love. You better believe I'll be posting some of Hazzard's short stories on Readup in the coming days. What a blast of fresh air.

      1. Update (10/15/2020):

        One of the several dozen passages that stopped me:

        But nowadays—was it because one travelled more easily, or because one acted with less finality?—people did not part. On the contrary, contemporary tragedy seemed to be bound up with their staying together.