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But it was Mendel’s Dwarf that saw him come into his own as a writer. A dozen years on, his voice still lifts when he talks about it.
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The Triumph of the Now
Ros Barber was one of my lecturers when I did my Creative Writing MA, and Ros Barber is one of the subjects of my forthcoming series of contemporary writer video interviews ***COMING SOON***. 994 more words
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Mendel’s Dwarf is an unusual piece. It’s a work of science fiction in the strict sense, but without any of the familiar traits of the genre.
Messages in the Street
The stunning truth is that I am asking, deep down, as I write, What would Philip Roth think of this? What would Jonathan Franzen think of this?
Jenny Elise Hauge Waters
I’ve read all four of the Neapolitan Novels. John Freeman described them as explosive, and I don’t disagree but I would like to add the adjective static. 308 more words
Postmodern irony attempts to subvert and undermine the shallow, image-bombarded, televisual culture which arose in the 1960’s. However, David Foster Wallace argues in his essay… 838 more words
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