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Taste and tenacity

Are 'little magazines,' those tip sheets on the literary future, an endangered species--or on the verge of a renaissance?

By Sven Birkerts
August 22, 2004

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WHEN GEORGE PLIMPTON died peacefully and unexpectedly in his sleep last September, a perceptible shock moved through the literary world, affecting his readers and fellow writers, of course, but also the many thousands who revered him as the editor -- no, the heart and soul -- of the journal he had helped to found in 1953 and which he then ... (Full Article: 1415 Words)

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