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01 July, 2012

Aleksandar Hemon, "Language Acquisition"

Some person is being given a tour of a language learning center. "Language Acquisition" is barely one page long. and is about the United States as "center" of the world and how a double negative statement is difficult to learn in another language, English.

Aleksandar Hemon is also the editor of Best European Fiction series.

LINKS:
Aleksandar Hemon's web page
Wikipedia page about Hemon
an article about Hemon in the LA Times
personal essay by Hemon in The New Yorker