Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

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I was checking out Google's increasingly helpful Book Search today and was surprised to discover this:

I'm sure this sort of experience grows old quick, but I'm appreciating the novelty of seeing my own words reduced to a blockquote in someone else's argument. The realization that my, "subtle understanding of the spirit of cultural revolt is not matched by a sober estimation of its potential influence on the social order," is an added bonus. Oddly, this nearly twelve-year-old piece was also the occasion for the most exciting fanmail I ever received, a short note of praise from cyberpunk author Bruce Sterling sent from his Well account. Oh, to be a young, vivacious long-hair once more. . .
Tags: autobiography, stranger than fiction
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