Re: Nobel (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Elmore Leonard honored)

From: Sean Shapiro (
Date: 07 Oct 2008

  • Next message: ssshapir: "Nobel (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Elmore Leonard honored)"

    They already gave a Nobel to 'one of our guys'. Hemingway.

    ----- Original Message ---- From: jacquesdebierue <> To: Sent: Tuesday, October 7, 2008 5:48:21 AM Subject: Nobel (was Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Elmore Leonard honored)

    --- In rara-avis-l@ yahoogroups. com, DJ-Anonyme@. .. wrote:
    > Yup, here it is:
    > Nobel Chief Disparages U.S. as 'Too Insular' for Great Writing ...
    > www.washingtonpost. com/wp-dyn/ content/article/ 2008/09/30/
    > AR2008093002634. html

    That's right, too insular... does one need anything bigger than Oxford, Mississippi for a good workout of the mind? Hell, we all know where Solzhenitsin wrote much of his stuff. Real insular quarters, one might say.





    [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

    This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : 07 Oct 2008 EDT