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Empty Words

Mario Levrero

Translator Annie McDermott

Publisher: Coffee House Press

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Summary

A writer begins keeping a notebook of handwriting exercises hoping that, if he is able to improve his penmanship, he himself will also improve. What begins as a mere physical exercise is filled involuntarily with humorous reflections and tender anecdotes about living, writing, and the sense—or nonsense—of existence.

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