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News Thu May 29 2008

Two Interviews with Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon resists labels, according to the Los Angeles Times. The writer talks to the Times about his new book, The Lazarus Project and says, "What I like about literature are the transformative possibilities."

• also has an excellent, lengthy interview with Hemon talking about The Lazarus Project. He tells the interviewer, "Memory is always incomplete. We always add things to it. It's impossible to perfectly remember things that happen to us."

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