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The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses, by Kevin Birmingham

Several years ago I was teaching some good students at a bad university. I became aware that there were rumours circulating about James Joyce’s Ulysses… 895 more words

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Novelist of the Nanny State: In the Approaches, by Nicola Barker

We are used to bearing up under an onslaught of Christianity in order to look at Giotto frescos or listen to Bach oratorios, but for some time we have been spared much Christian iconography in fiction. 788 more words

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I Am China -- Xiaolu Guo

I Am China looks as though it is going to be a simple, even classical love story. Jian is a fiery alternative musician in China. Having become notorious as a political gadfly, he’s expelled from the country. 683 more words

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