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LOL History

Kim Jong-nam, the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, was killed in an attack at Malaysia’s low-cost carrier airport, klia2, at around 9:00 a.m.

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On Images

short stories j'adore ( pt. I )

My favourite form, my preferred mode of writing, the highlight of my dream of a mediocre life – is the short story. I can understand why people mightn’t adore poetry, but the short story, there’s no excuse, why you can read one in twenty minutes, a novel on your lunch break! 958 more words

Books

17 Brilliant Short Novels & Other Links

Went cycling to Cardiff Bay barrage with Jennifer this morning. We sat for some time in the sunshine, before deciding to return to the cool shade of the apartment. 111 more words

Literature

Literature Analysis: Don DelilLo’s Zero K (Chp 10)

Don DelilLo’s Zero K (Chapter 10)

A Guide Toward Understanding The Process of Becoming

Ng Lay Sion, Osaka University

  1. Introduction

Following the Russian guide, Jeffery and Ross come to explore a few ‘interesting’ areas in the Convergence such as the veer (139), the site of cryopreservation (142) and a white marble room (148) where a figure of “living breathing art-form, boy or girl” horrifies Jeffery (149). 1,832 more words

Gender & Sexuality

The Body Artist: (Re)Reading Don DeLillo in Dark Times

Excerpt from my essay, (Re)Reading Don DeLillo in Dark Times:

“Are we more similar to animals than we care to admit, caught in vast murmurations and blind herds that obey some ancient code humming in our DNA? 391 more words

Fiction

On Not Writing (And a Bunch of Mini-Reviews)

Recently I was asked where my posts have disappeared to. That’s a good question that I keep asking myself, in fact. I have not stopped reading (not even close- in fact my pace may have even increased as of late), but my motivations for reading and writing seem to have shifted. 993 more words

Quote, Unquote

American writers ought to stand and live in the margins, and be more dangerous.
~ Don DeLillo

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