1. Getting Gallant

    I laughed, but I was the only one to do so. No one else seemed to know that this was a bit of Canadian gallows humor.

    Over at Hazlitt, Michelle Dean goes to a tribute to (the still living) Mavis Gallant at KGB bar, helpfully explicating some references in Gallant’s stories that may be obscure to Americans and correcting Wallace Shawn’s pronunciation of “Raymond.”


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    Gah oh god I forget people will see these things when I write them. I just wanna be clear, I love Wallace Shawn, and the...
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