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David Lipsky


Absolutely American
2003

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I began this novel as an art heist, a contemporary story .. but then the second thread of the story is a historical story, in which [Marc] Chagall is a character. There's a particular Yiddish writer, Der Nister (which means The Hidden One) who actually was a real person and was Chagall's roommate, and there's a story about their friendship its dissolution.

- Dara Horn
The World to Come


Featuring 1,841 interviews with 1,590 authors, including:

"Murder Walks the Plank" by Carolyn Hart

"Service Magic" by Chip Bell

"The Essential America" by George McGovern
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