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Ellen Weinstein for The Chronicle Review

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Ellen Weinstein for The Chronicle Review

Drowning Books

Ellen Weinstein for The Chronicle Review

Of late, I've had a desire to drown books, to sink them in water.

It started last spring, after I had a dream in which I was standing on a book whose pages were made of gelatin that oscillated in color between greens and yellows. That