Bruce Sterling, Wired
*Nobody can fret over literature like Europeans. I defy you to find a single article among the many in here where any European litterateur is having a good time.
*Surely SOMEBODY is gonna really worry about that Estonian problem…. Yeah, three hundred guys:
“…the debate was more telling than that. First, it attested to the fact that the authority of the Estonian Writers’ Union is still intact. Literary life in Estonia revolves around this organization of three hundred members. True, not all are poets, novelists, or playwrights, since members include also translators, critics, scholars, and other men and women of letters.
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