Dan Barrett
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I am a freelance writer and teacher who lives in New York.

Reviews // 58 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

Science Inspires Thomas Pierce in This New Story Collection | 20 May 2015 // 1:59 AM

Hall of Small Mammals is a disquieting book of bizarre, brainy tales from a young Virginia-based writer.

In His Fourth Novel, Paul Beatty Aims to Get Under Your Skin | 13 May 2015 // 9:05 PM

The Sellout is a blistering satire from a gifted poet and novelist. Just prepare to be uneasy!


I've Never Read a P. D. James Novel That I Didn't Like | 8 Jan 2015 // 3:03 AM

James offers you an opportunity to get to know each of the suspects in full before the murderer's identity is revealed. And so you feel a kind of intense shock at the climax of a novel.

Is Laura Wilder's 'Little House' Series Right for Kids These Days? | 12 Mar 2014 // 3:16 AM

Should the fact of Laura Wilder's dated prejudices lead us to abandon Little House and its sequels?

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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