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    That part of your person of which you cannot take any selfies

    That part of your person of which you cannot take any selfies

    John Williams, an English Academic at the University of Denver, wrote “Stoner” in 1963. In a conversation with his agent in which she gave him little hope of commercial success, the author answered her with this words: “The only thing I’m sure of is that it’s a good novel; in time it may even be thought of as a substantially good one.” Time proved him right.

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    Camouflaged courage

    Camouflaged courage

    Dallas blogger Cinthya Salinas and first WD’ collaborator reviews García Márquez’s “Clandestine in Chile”, a report of Miguel Littín’s dangerous sneaking back into Pinochet’s Chile after the 1973 military coup. If you like what you see and you also want to collaborate with us, reach out and we’ll arrange something.

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    Summertime, an anti-autobiography by J.M. Coetzee

    Summertime, an anti-autobiography by J.M. Coetzee

    Nobel prize J.M. Coetzee writes a self-lacerating fictionalised memoir in which he portrays himself as a worthless piece of shit.

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    Mouth Full Of Words, tasting wisdom

    Mouth Full Of Words, tasting wisdom

    One of The Wild Detectives New Year resolution is to bring food and wine experts to the shop to tell us about their favourite products. Introducing Mouth full of Words.

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    In the World Wild Web, finally

    In the World Wild Web, finally

    Behold you Dallasites! The Wild Detectives (proper) website is finally up and running and from now on it will nourish your intellectual appetite. Get a snack anytime!

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    Merriweather Post Pavilion, a Post-Contemporary Master Piece

    Merriweather Post Pavilion, a Post-Contemporary Master Piece

    It’s difficult for me to talk about this album. It’s too vast. It never ends. It hijacks you into a sonic roller coaster and it spits you out at the end of the trip, while you still wonder what the f*ck has just happened. With Merriweather Post Pavillion you’re never in control.

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    The Wild Detectives’ top 5 whistling songs

    The Wild Detectives’ top 5 whistling songs

    A selection of songs for those days when a perfect breeze alternates shadows and lights on your face from the trees and you walk 3 feet over the floor and absolutely nothing can touch you.

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