Bruce MacDonald


JM Coetzee & Paul Auster: Some Words on the Public Reading of Their Correspondence


A woman in the row behind me yawned, but I didn’t quite know how to respond to the Kingston WritersFest reading that Thursday night by JM Coetzee and Paul Auster at the Grand Theatre in Kingston, Ontario. I was star-struck. And beat, having driven to Kingston for the event. The authors eschewed conversation and based their whole performance on reading their correspondence–on...