Between fact and fiction, poetry and motion, and Milton Friedman and China’s General Secretary
By Stephanie Bastek
March 3, 2017
André Aciman gives us a primer on W. G. Sebald, who blurred the line between memory and fiction; Rowan Ricardo Phillips talks about the biomechanics of poetry; and Julian Gewirtz unveils the travel itinerary of the least likely visitor to communist China you’d expect: Milton Friedman.
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