Posts Tagged: roger rosenblatt

Is This It?

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When a writer has said all that he or she has to say, or as much as possible before mortality intercedes, the body of work remains incomplete no matter the size of the output. The taunt persists: That’s it? At the New York Times, Roger Rosenblatt bemoans the haunting presence of the writer’s oeuvre.

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The Power of Being Unknown

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In the New York Times Book Review, Roger Rosenblatt shares some of the humiliations of being an often unrecognized writer. From poorly attended readings to interviewers who don’t know who he is, Rosenblatt could easily be jaded, but instead, he puts a positive spin on his relative anonymity: It is much better for a writer […]

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