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December 04, 2012


I liked Rothbart's book quite a lot, with a few reservations. He seems like a good egg. Mike

Mike, I have pretty much that same feel about the book. In some ways, I resisted it, but it has real charm and I do appreciate how Rothbart does seem to write as honestly and self-aware-ly as he can. I'm glad he does the work he does, even if not all of it is my style.

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