Articles tagged cheever: a life

11 May 2009 // 10:00 PM

Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey

Given the turgid nature of many literary biographies, Bailey's success in giving the reader the tools needed to absorb and contemplate the life of "America's Chekhov" is remarkable.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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