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Great unknowns

Three worthy suggestions for the reader in search of humor, lyricism, and unsung brilliance

By James Sallis
August 20, 2006

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The problem with new books is that they keep us from reading old ones. Every serious reader has a list of neglected writers. And perhaps it's proper that writers be in a sense kept down: that they stay hungry, remain outsiders. There's quite a gulf, however, between that and going unread. So here, culled from my very long list, are ... (Full article: 1022 words)

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