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    The New Yorker | Joan Acocella | 10/3/11 | 28 min
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    • Pegeen
      Reading streakScoutScribe
      3 weeks ago

      I felt such relief at the end of this article. It felt like penance!

    • jeff
      Top reader this weekReading streakScribe
      3 weeks ago

      Wow, I am nothing near a literature buff and had never even heard of Simenon before but this was a great read. What an interesting character!

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      3 weeks ago

      I was reading Antifragile by N N Taleb and came to know about Georges Simenon.

      Indeed, Georges Simenon, one of the most prolific writers of the twentieth century, only wrote sixty days a year, with three hundred days spent "doing nothing" He published more than two hundred novels.