Indexing: Geoff Dyer, Roxane Gay, Autumn music, Roland Barthes, Flannery O’Connor, and more

A roundup of things consumed by our editors.  Tobias Carroll Finished Geoff Dyer’s Jeff in Venice, Death in Varanasai  last weekend for one of the book groups I’m in. At first, I wasn’t as impressed with it as I’d been with his other work, but over time, the gulf between its two sections — one third-person, set in Venice, the other first-person and set in Varanasai — began to impress me more and more. Dyer leaves open the question of whether […]

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