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2015/07/31 08:57
2015/07/31 08:57
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Revenge of the Mekons, directed by Joe Angio (not rated, 96 minutes) This energetic, raucous documentary draws a sharp-edged yet affectionate portrait of the Mekons, a genre-defying British cult band...
2015/07/31 08:57
2015/07/31 08:57
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2015/07/30 06:28
2015/07/30 06:28
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The young Nigerian writer's book is among the debut novels in the 13-strong Man Booker list for 2015(Amazon) The longlist of 13 books for the Man Booker Prize in 2015 shows clear domination by...
2015/07/29 17:42
2015/07/29 17:42
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Literature isn’t a game of King-of-the-Mountain, but a book prize can be, since so much reputational capital (and sometimes a much-needed sales bump) is at stake. And so, those prone to talking about...
2015/07/29 12:42
2015/07/29 12:42
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In the late fall of 1997 I got a phone call from David Foster Wallace. Wallace had been a model of gentlemanly calm throughout the editing process on his essay about David Lynch for Premiere magazine,...
2015/07/28 16:12
2015/07/28 16:12
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The first time I ever even noticed vocal fry was when someone was complaining about vocal fry. It was in an episode of the radio show This American Life. Apparently, listeners had been calling in to...
2015/07/28 14:09
2015/07/28 14:09
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By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Karl Ove Knausgaard, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and...
2015/07/27 17:45
2015/07/27 17:45
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Before the welcome downpour of anticipated fall books rolls in (a new Jonathan Franzen novel? The conclusion to Elena Ferrante's tear-jerking series? We'll be spending the latter half of 2015 huddled...
2015/07/23 17:49
2015/07/23 17:49
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Happy Days: £300,000 award for Samuel Beckett festival in Enniskillen Literary listings: Boyle Arts Festival; Jonathan Franzen at the RDS; Earagail; Patrick Kavanagh; competitions; prize quiz...
2015/07/23 14:42
2015/07/23 14:42
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Many of Russia's most successful stars find that the best use of excess cash is to spend it on expensive real estate — particularly in the United States. Check out our list of five Russian celebs and...
2015/07/12 07:56
2015/07/12 07:56
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For ‘Mockingbird’ fans, the wait is almost over Published: Sunday, July 12, 2015, 12:01 a.m. It's the biggest literary surprise of the 21st century: On July 14, 55 years after the publication of “To...
2015/07/09 13:13
2015/07/09 13:13
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So the TLS’s stately experts tell us what they are “planning to explore this summer”, what they are “looking forward” to “spending time with” or “to dipping deeper into” or just plain “catching up...
2015/07/09 10:24
2015/07/09 10:24
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Mislaid/The Wallcreeper Fourth Estate, 456pp, £20 Truth is stranger than fiction. In the week I picked up Nell Zink’s novel Mislaid – the tale of an on-the-run white mother and daughter who manage...
2015/07/04 00:49
2015/07/04 00:49
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New fiction: Mislaid and The Wallcreeper by Nell Zink Sometimes an author’s personal life is more entertaining than the fiction she creates. Take Nell Zink’s acclaimed debut novel, The Wallcreeper,...
2015/07/31 08:57
2015/07/31 08:57
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