Blake Bailey
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In Blake Bailey's 'The Splendid Things We Planned', a Family Resembles a Den of Lions
25 Mar 2014 // 1:30 AM

Have you ever wondered why biographer Blake Bailey has chosen to write at length about three notably disturbed men of letters?

Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey
11 May 2009 // 4:00 PM

Given the turgid nature of many literary biographies, Bailey's success in giving the reader the tools needed to absorb and contemplate the life of "America's Chekhov" is remarkable.

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In Motion: On the Emptiness of Progress

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"Nils Pihl calls it, "Newtonian engagement", that is, when "an engaged player will remain engaged until acted upon by an outside force". That's "progress".

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