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TIM BOWLING

On Rereading
     or
Should I Read
The Remains of the Day
in What Remains of My Days?





In the mid-1970s, of course, when I first read Homer Pickle, the Greatest, I thrilled only to the idea of being a superhero athlete admired by everyone. What aspiring young athlete wouldn't revel in Homer's shining example? Humble, blushing Homer always came through in the clutch, always thought of others first, always lived up to his promise …








TIM BOWLING's twentieth book, a collection of poetry entitled The Dark Set: New Tenderman Poems, appeared with Wolsak & Wynn in 2019. The winner of five Alberta Book Awards and a Guggenheim Fellowship, he regularly rereads Moby Dick in Edmonton.


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