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New Leader editor Christian Lorentzen once assembled a satirical work comprising dozens of lines from Michiko Kakutani's New York Times book reviews:

Limn an entire life in a couple of pages
Limn the trajectory of an entire life in a handful of pages
Limn the suffocating atmosphere of small-town life and the alienation experienced by those who defy its provincial mores
Limn the last days of an alcoholic frontiers-woman living in a small western town
Limn a man's sudden apprehension of vulnerability and loss -- all brought on by his discovery of a dead rat on his kitchen floor...

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