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The author’s big mistake

By Alex Beam
Globe Staff / August 14, 2009

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Like any prolific writer, Paul Fussell has scored some hits, such as “The Great War and Modern Memory,’’ and some misses. But I think he wrote one of the most glorious essays, ever: “Being Reviewed: The A.B.M. and Its Theory.’’ A.B.M. stands for the “Author’s Big Mistake.’’ (Full article: 739 words)

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