The Literary Insomniac by Elyse Chaney

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A collection of stories and essays about insomnia by insomniac writers includes contributions by E. Annie Proulx, Jonathan Carroll, Tom Beller, Bradford Morrow, Tim Cahill, and Haruki Marukami, among other notables.
 

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Published November 1, 1996 by Doubleday. 285 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Cheney, a literary agent (and inveterate insomniac), and Hubbert, a book editor, have hit upon a built-in safety feature in their anthology for the sleep-deprived. The best pieces of the 23 in the col

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The best pieces of the 23 in the collection offer imaginative riffs on sleeplessness and its consequence: Ben Cheever's ""The Door of Perception,"" for example, explores the intimate relationship between literary creativity and the wee small hours of the morning, which he calls ""the sweet spot o...

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