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3/23: Excerpt from Smoke: You Like Tomato…

Smoke is the working title of a Leningrad novel I’ve been writing for years, a Cold-War romance about falling in love with not only one person but with his entire culture. It’s a source of endless absorption on evenings and … Continue reading

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9/25/13: Platinum

In the dog realm, she thinks of her classmate as a white Russian borzoi wolfhound: high-float walk, horizon eyes, gracious temper until a first glimpse of wolf crosses his sights. Then he’s gone, snowstreak to the distance. As dog breeds … Continue reading

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