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Damion Searls Considers the Translation Work of Robert Walser… September 30, 2015: Did you know today is International Translation Day? Paris Review Daily’s Damion Searls looks at the failures of translation, particularly near the great Robert Walser: “And sometimes, [...] by

Notes Toward a New Language: On La Borde April 27, 2015: In 1953 the psychiatrist Jean Oury bought the castle Chateau La Borde, an hour from Paris. Oury bought the chateau in order to open an asylum that would, he hoped, be true to the word “asylum.” [...] by

Cole Swensen Finds a Way to Robert Walser October 9, 2014: Over at Pen America, an excerpt of Cole Swensen’s On Walking On, which “takes [Robert] Walser’s novel, The Walk, and the person himself, Swiss born writer Robert Walser (b. 1878-1956), [...] by

Reading habits, part III December 4, 2009: This post (one resists the temptation to begin “This post-up” and imagine the electronic void one writes into playing zone defense) is part III because I think the fabulous set of comments to my [...] by