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Mary Robison

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book1.jpgTell Me (Counterpoint); Why Did I Ever (Counterpoint)

Mary Robison returns to her student days of writing stories for John Barth's workshop, and the days of being edited by Roger Angell, for The New Yorker, and by Gordon Lish, for book publication at Knopf. These teachers and editors both shaped and thwarted her enigmatic, instinctually accurate style-a style that is characterized by the eerie presence of absent belief.

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.Read an excerpt from Why Did I Ever.

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Michael Silverblatt