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Jesse Ball 

When: Thu., Feb. 13 2014
Silence Once Begun, Chicagoan Jesse Ball's fourth novel, is a great page-turner. I say this in part because the simple language, the spareness of the exposition, and the systematic implementation of a blueprint the reader is given at the outset are as hypnotic as any metronome. I also say it because there's very little on each page. The expansive margins and blank pages between frequent chapter breaks push the reader swiftly forward. Continue reading >>



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