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Don’t have an account? The essays in The Possessed are droll, perceptive reflections on graduate school; Batuman had originally wanted to write the book as a fictional counterpart dissertatiob the critical work of her dissertation, which is about the way that writers transmute experience into art, but was advised against it.
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Elif Batuman and the Fiction of Everyday Life
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This last amenity turned out to be crucial for Batuman. Batuman, who thought a lot about empathy as she wrote and revised, doles out gentle ridicule to both the observer and the observed.