“The first thing he said is, ‘Don't call me Mr. Baldwin. My name is Jimmy.’ I thought, this is ridiculous, at the very least he's James.”
Corina Stan is an associate professor of comparative literature at Duke University. She is the author of The Art of Distances (2018) and of essays published in The Point, Aeon, LA Times, and other journals. Currently, she’s writing a book on contemporary European literature, entitled After the West.