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Instead of Reading This, You Should Be Reading David Markson (Part Two) April 22, 2013: As promised in Part One, here are excerpts from the postcards and letters David Markson sent me from 2003-2010: I still regret that inadequate answer to your letter. (Whatever it is, here—age, the rotten weather, my 97 sundry infirmities, etc.) I will try, try, try to get off my butt and set up a drink or whatever. (I cannot [...] by

Instead of Reading This, You Should Be Reading David Markson (Part One) April 19, 2013: The novelist David Markson died three years ago, in early June. I got my last postcard from him, after a seven-year correspondence that started with the most fawning fan letter imaginable, in late March of that year. What started as a friendly, teasing exchange between interested parties—I was interested in David because I adored his work; [...] by