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Thursday, March 3rd

Reading to Borges "I remember standing beside Borges, and listening to Chatwin introduce him. 'He's just a genius,' Chatwin enthused. 'You couldn't go anywhere without packing a Borges, it's like taking your toothbrush.' To which Borges modestly muttered: 'How unhygienic.'"

The Australian