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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Sometimes reading isn't fun...and that's what can make it great

Garth Risk Hallberg of The Millions chats about grappling with the 800 page gorilla that is Samuel R. Delany's Dhalgren. In his essay Hallberg tries to both understand the book better for himself, and to describe the experience of reading something that is at once enormously difficult to understand, but also extraordinarily satisfying. Reminds me of that one book I read last summer.

You can read the article here.