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Why Donald Antrim Won't Call Himself A Novelist
The new MacArthur winner says that an editor he once worked for "felt that a novelist was a person who had dedicated his or her life to the pursuit - the professional pursuit - of the art form. At the time, I thought that Ray's opinions seemed curmudgeonly, old-school. Now that I've spent some years writing fiction, I am more inclined to see his point, the rightness of it." The New Yorker 09/25/13
Posted September 27, 2013 12:50 AM

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