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it’s in ohio - mammoth // building nothing out of something
"Back in August, while on vacation, I read David Foster Wallace’s first novel, The Broom of the System. A pair of geographies he invented, the suburb of East Corinth and the Great Ohio Desert, particularly fascinated me, as they demonstrate how ordinary ideas (the urban plan as figure and landscape as moral coercion) can become utterly alien, when stretched to extreme scale"
geography  fiction  davidfosterwallace  libya  ohio  iceland 
october 2009 by robertogreco

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