Writer needn’t be prolific to be a ‘genius’

By Hillel Italie
Posted on October 01, 2010

Author Deborah Eisenberg is in the dining area of her apartment, peeling an orange. She removes a small piece, places it on her plate and peels again. It takes a couple of hours, but when finished, she has an arrangement as artful as a lotus flower. Or, in her case, a short story. For the past quarter century, Eisenberg has created — without hurry — stories.  She has... READ MORE