Gilbert Adair


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  • ''In New York—whose subway trains in particular have been "tattooed" with a brio and an energy to put our own rude practitioners to shame—not an inch of free space is spared except that of advertisements.... Even the most chronically dispossessed appear prepared to endorse the legitimacy of the "haves."''
    Gilbert Adair, British author, critic. "Cleaning and Cleansing," Myths and Memories (1986).
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  • ''We "need" cancer because, by the very fact of its incurability, it makes all other diseases, however virulent, not cancer.''
    Gilbert Adair, British author, critic. "Under the Sign of Cancer," Myths and Memories (1986).

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