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• "In this one woman's book, I drew a plank. Then it looked like it would be a sign, like you'd have in a yard. So I wrote 'Abortions, $3'. She was upset, so I changed it to $13." David Sedaris talks about signing books.

Happy 88th Birthday, Ray Bradbury.

• "Hemon parlayed his experience into English that manages to be laconic, springy and brilliantly off-centre. It tastes unforgettable, like pickles or asparagus." The Independent reviews The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon.

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