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Overheard: Tom Drury on the Comfort of Disapproval

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Two teachers, Dave and Jane, are talking in a high school lounge.


DAVE But then, what is appropriate, what’s not, it changes, doesn’t it? From place to place, from time to time. For example, the other day I was reading “The House with the Mezzanine.” I’ve read it many times, I always enjoy  [...]

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Issue 12



Winter 2011


Tom Drury is the author of The Driftless Area (Atlantic Monthly Press) and The End of Vandalism (Grove Press). His short fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, and his photographs of Los Angeles were featured in APS 7. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2000. ​


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