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February 25, 2009

'It's worth knowing about ten times as much as you can ever use, so you can move freely' — Ian McEwan

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The British author on why why intensive field research is necessary whenever his characters have complex jobs, quoted in Daniel Zalewski's masterful February 23, 2009 New Yorker profile.

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Masterful indeed! I was most impressed by how open McEwan was and by how out-of-the-way Zalewski stayed! Good writing, fascinating subject and lots of info - my kind of article!

Posted by: Pamela Daley | Feb 25, 2009 4:21:04 PM

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