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06.24.03, tuesday morning
"Years ago I used to think it was possible for a novelist to alter the inner life of the culture. Now bomb-makers and gunmen have taken that territory. They make raids on human consciousness. What writers used to do before we were all incorporated." - from Don DeLillo's novel Mao II, quoted in a Black Book article on piracy in the age of empire by Lawrence Chua.