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Retroscope: Alan Bernheimer presents Ron Padgett's "Albanian Diary"

Ron_padgettAlan Bernheimer writes:
Ever wonder what it was like in Albania soon after the Iron Curtain came down? Travel along with Ron Padgett for the sights, sounds, and smells in the latest episode of Retroscope:
To which I add that Padgett's prose is a somewhat overlooked treasure. His book on Ted Berrigan, for example, is fantastic. -- DL

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