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An acclaimed writer wants his students to read more new fiction. They shouldn't. Most of it is really bad
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John Bingham was John le Carré's mentor - and the inspiration for le Carré's most famous creation, but his biography is a rather bloodless affair.
The Politics of "Heaven's Gate"
Ralph C. Wood writes on NRO: Flannery O'Connor is an offensive writer. Readers who haven't dipped into her stories and books sometimes don't know where to begin with this author, who was born on this day in 1925.It is almost impossible to read O'Conn...
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The Emptiness of a Politicized Life
This may sound odd coming from someone who has spent his life working in political reporting, but I find it extremely sad when people can't separate politics from the rest of their lives. I'm not talk
I've been half-entertained, half-horrified to see the way the left has responded to this whole Orson Scott Card thing. (Background here and here.) These are the same people who will tell you that the
‘I Know What The Shining Is Really About': Inside the...
A new documentary, Room 237, explores the many meanings that obsessive fans of The Shining have extracted from Kubrick's film. Prompting fellow Bronx native Mark Jacobson to do a little theorizing of his own.
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8 Google Reader alternatives for your PC
Google Reader will be shut down as of July 1, but never fear. Here are eight desktop and laptop alternatives to keep track of your favorite Web site updates.