Justin Kaplan has died. A great biographer.
Playing this because I am sick of not seeing my beloved Sochi!
Edna St. Vincent Millay born on this day.
Wallace Stegner born on this day.
A new app inspired by Ernest Hemingway’s contained style aims to simplify overly complicated sentences. But would the famously terse writer pass the app’s tests? http://nyr.kr/1bsU3VB
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