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Episode 21: Thomas Bernhard, Correction

This week, we welcome special guest Owen King, author of the story collection We’re All in This Together and the forthcoming Double Feature (which you can pre-order by clicking on that link). Owen suggested we read Thomas Bernhard’s Correction, a 280-page book that’s one long paragraph–and we were up for the challenge.

Discussion points include: obsession, Wittgenstein, suicide, grad school arguments, unreliable narrators, and Robert Parrish’s relative blackness.

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