The writer of Bunk on American hucksterism, racism, plagiarism, and why we believe what we want to believe.
I don’t remember exactly when I wrote “George / Washington.”
“Roussel wrote the kind of French that students were instructed to write at the Lycée: grammatically correct and totally limpid and cold. I don’t know why it appealed to me so much. I don’t think I’m a cold person myself. Maybe that’s why.”