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A Vacation From Myself

John Beckman

‘My every next thought took a melancholy detour through drippy forests of humid emotions, often never to return’

John Beckman

John Beckman’s novel, The Winter Zoo, was a New York Times Notable Book. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, McSweeney’s, Book, Readymade, the anthology Wild East: Stories from the Last Frontier and elsewhere. He is the author of American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt.

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