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Jul 27, 2011
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You finally have to settle down to do well the few things that your brain really can do well—the rest no longer seems pressing and distracting, because it is now permanently out of reach. The feeling that you are stupider than you were is what finally interests you in the really complex subjects of life….You realize that you are no prodigy, your shoulders relax, and you begin to look around you…
— Nicholson Baker, The Mezzanine

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  10. meaghano said: well i am reading House of Holes right now and I am very amused by what he has decided to relax his shoulders about and do well.
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