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An appeal to images is a demand for love. We want something more than just their mute glory. We want them to give up a clue, a key, a way to cut open a space, cut into a register, locate a tone, without which the novelist is lost.

from “A Portfolio Curated by Rachel Kushner” in Kushner’s The Flamethrowers

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About Amber Donofrio

A writer, contemporary art enthusiast, and nature appreciator divided between coasts.
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