Saturday, October 10, 2009

Herta Muller Twitters

The newest literary Nobel Laureate, Mutter twitters!. I couldn't resist sending this:

Herta Muller: "I believe that literature always goes precisely where the damage to a person has been done." And I salute the ambiguity of this statement as I'm not sure if she means as a balm, or as a knife twisted in the wound. Haven't we all experienced it both ways?

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