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Locus Solace: The Bizarre World of Harry Mathews

Theme:  International Thrillers Books weren’t much use, aside from a few novels, and who can trust a novelist?                               -Harry Mathews Harry Mathews is special.  Special because he is the first American to be featured on Salonica.  He achieved this status because he is the only American to be a member of the prestigious group,…

Paris, Let Me Go!

(I really am trying to move on from the Paris theme…I swear.) “I sometimes discovered relics of hope embedded in me like fossils in ancient stone, an odd collection of elements that everything seemed to  repudiate.” “My moral decline was beautiful, since it hadn’t taken me away from her for too long; beautiful, because beauty…