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    When I first read “Anna Karenina,” I was nineteen years old, in love with Jane Eyer’s Mr. Rochester, Elizabeth’s Darcy, Mary Yellen’s Jem, and heartbroken by the untimely...
  • To publish or not to publish? This is one of the greatest dilemmas every writer faces when she types the last word, in the last sentence of a story she has been carrying in...
  • First impressions matter. Especially when it comes to the first line in a novel. Even more so, when that line is a translation and belongs to Albert Camus’s “L’Étranger.”...
  • “The family of Dashwood had long been settled in Sussex.”Those of us who can recite the first line of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ by memory are apt to forget the above line, even...
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