n+1 Seven Years Later: A Narrative In Progress

“What I learned and what I failed to learn interests me, because, whatever I am, I am not an unbroken storyline.” Marco Roth read from his new memoir The Scientists: a Family Romance at BookCourt this past Tuesday night, during a storm that Roth commented was like something out of a Brontë novel. Inside, though, there were no winds howling over heathered moors. Just rain pounding down on a skylight—pounding, but not threatening. Inside, it was warm and inside it was dry and inside—where everybody seemed to know everybody else and to be happy to know everybody else—we were all laughing as Roth assumed a flawless English accent and became one of his characters—a man who was in the process of denouncing the American academic obsession with narrative—saying, “Our identities are supposed to have something to do with the stories we make up about ourselves or the stories we accept to have imposed on us. And our identities are supposed to be identical to who we are.”

Roth assumed his own voice again, the neutral-to-me accent of an Upper West Sider.

“And there’s something wrong with this?”

All Photos Matthew Feddersen


  1. http://www.usfactoies.com/ coach factory outlet online
    http://www.bagscoupon2013.com/ shop.coachfactory.com
    http://www.uswcoay.com/ coach outlet online
    http://www.bagsoutletfans.com/ coach factory online
    http://www.buynewbags2013.com/ coachfactory.com/shop
    http://www.usaxcoachfactoryoutlet.net/ coach factory outlet
    http://www.coachxpursesoutletonline.net/ coach purses outlet online
    http://www.coachisoutlet.com/ coach outlet
    http://www.coach-storeonline2013.com/ coach store online
    http://www.coachoutletonlinusa.com/ coach outlet coach outlet online usa
    http://www.monsterobeats.com/ monster beats outlet beats by dre custom
    http://www.guccishoesoutletfactory.com/ gucci shoes outlet
    http://www.newmichaelkorspurses.com/ michael kors purses michael kors outlet online
    http://www.mk-mmichaelkorsoutlet.com/ michael kors outlet
    http://www.northfacesoutletonline.net/ north face jacket outlet north face outlet

  2. cheap nfl jerseys wholesale china [url=http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/NHL-Jerseys-c96/] discount nhl jersey[/url]. cheap mlb jerseys, college basketball jerseys, wholesale nba jerseys, [url=[http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/%5Dwholesale nhl jersey[/url],
    [url=http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/MLB-Jerseys-c94/] baseball jersey sale [/url] , 2012 world series San Francisco Giants MLB Jerseys
    [url=http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/Women-MLB-Jerseys-s517/] cheap mlb jersey[/url] ,
    [url=[http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/Nike-NFL-Je…] cheap nfl jersey[/url],
    [url=[http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/NFL-Jerseys…] new nfl jersey wholesale[/url],
    [url=[http://www.jersey2shopsale.com/NBA-Jerseys… nba jersey[/url], Hardwood Classics NBA Jerseys . The Best China Jerseys Wholesaler.. Australia basketball jerseys. Australia soccer jerseys. college ncaa jerseys


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here