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A Primer for Forgetting

Getting Past the Past
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"One of our true superstars of nonfiction" (David Foster Wallace), Lewis Hyde offers a playful and inspiring defense of forgetfulness by exploring the healing effect it can have on the human psyche.

We live in a culture that prizes memory--how much we can store, the quality of what's preserved, how we might…

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