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New York City :: NY :: USA | 1 month ago

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Katherine Rose In his LRB winter lecture at the British Museum , the critic James Wood addressed the theme of exile "On Not Going Home". In it he spoke of "tragic homelessness, connected to the ancient sentence of banishment", and of more commonplace,

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London :: United Kingdom | 3 months ago

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Bursting the bounds of genre Jaspreet Singh Jaspreet Singh has lived in Canada since 1990, but this novel feels keenly directed towards readers in his native India. Intensely political, at times it barely feels like fiction at all, bursting the

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London :: CA :: USA | 3 months ago

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Regrets of a Nazi's son by Elaine Margolin 1 hour ago W.G. Sebald pierces your psyche with brutal force that is couched in clouds of understated elegance and restraint.  His utterly original and devastating narrative voice is a churning cauldron of

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Edinburgh :: United Kingdom | 5 months ago

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On Not Going Home James Wood I had a piano teacher who used to talk about the most familiar musical cadence in which a piece returns, after wandering and variation, to its original key, the tonic as going home'. It seemed so easy when music did it:

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Sochi :: Russia | 5 months ago

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February 10, 2014 Michael Miller Novelist Alexander Chee has written a thoughtful and eloquent essay about Twitter outrage, Twitter apologies, and how they reflect the world we live in now. Who knows what we thought we'd get when we let the Internet

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Cambridge :: United Kingdom | 7 months ago

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Anthony Vivis was a leading contributor to the introduction of postwar German dramatic literature to Britain. He was, in particular, a champion of East German writers indeed he alone is largely responsible for our knowledge of them in this country.

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Sarajevo :: Bosnia and Herzegovina | 8 months ago

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The best essay you read in 2013 might be one which first appeared two decades ago. That doesn't mean this has been a weak year but it does suggest that Janet Malcolm's 1994 profile of the painter David Salle, which provides the title for Forty-One

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 11 months ago

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Sep 10 2013 Layers in Fiction Jonathan Aprea When multiple narrative layers are incorporated into a work of fiction, they can have a disorienting effect. Whether they take the form of a shift in perspective, the introduction of interviews, or

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Norwich :: United Kingdom | 11 months ago

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Suggested Topics While WG Sebald was reading The Robber by Swiss author Robert Walser the only novel he didn't then know by a tormented, eccentric loner whom he much admired he came across the word "Trauerlaufbahn"...Not only does the composite

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Toronto :: Canada | 12 months ago

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But it was helpful trying to work out how writers achieved certain things. Greene's novels had a controlled precision and cinematic quality. There was little fat on his prose but he could conjure an atmosphere in a sentence. Updike's Rabbit tetralogy

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