by Bryan Charles
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Describes the author's life in New York City, including how taking a writing job with Morgan Stanley sidelined his literary aspirations, his account of September 11th, and the ways his life changed afterwards.
November 24, 2013 Boredom in the immobility of a quadriplegic. Ennui in a Manhattan high-rise cubicle. Monotony in the slow-moving life of a writer. Said Sayrafiezadeh takes a look at everyday drudgery, highlighting three great memoirs that found inspiration in dullness. Life can be boring, he says, but books offer a way out — whether we're reading or writing them.
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