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Books You Should Read

Witnessing Violence: Thoughts on McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave

Twelve Years a Slave is a narrative about how we see things. It’s the story of a free man in Saratoga, New York who...

We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful

It’s a grey UK autumn; Morrissey’s autobiography has just been published as a Penguin Classic, with a blue photo of him looking fey and...

Adapting Zelda: Reflecting on Therese Anne Fowler’s Z

A novel titled “Z” should eventually, if not immediately, make the reader think of one of the more famous and talented American literary wives....

Britney, Our Lady of Perpetuity

“toward dinnertime, you do what you came to do: Ziggy Stardust and American Graffiti. Funny the things that save our lives.”                                                 —Heather McNaugher   “Bullshit,” Paul says, twisting...

The Growth of A Year

I troop forth replenish'd with supreme power, one of an average unending procession, Inland and sea-coast we go, and pass all boundary lines,...

Books You Should Read: Tinkers, by Paul Harding

It was deep winter and dark seventeen hours a day. I was up every two to three hours with my newborn son who had...