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Stranger than Fiction

By posted at 12:00 pm on August 1, 2013 1

We’ve traced how Stoner became a bestseller in Europe, but I took a closer look at where the book started, The University of Missouri, for Vox Magazine. As it turns out, John Williams found inspiration in some real faculty rivalries.

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One Response to “Stranger than Fiction”

  1. NT
    at 1:04 pm on August 1, 2013

    I just finished reading Stoner, after having become interested in it from articles here. Gotta say: didn’t do a whole lot for me.

    It’s possible I’m a philistine. I’m definitely not an academic (any more).

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