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Tuesday, September 30 2014

Haruki Murakami’s Characters Grapple With Friendship and Aging, But His Stories Never Grow Old

Stapled onto an ephemeral present shaped by Lexus cars, Twitter, and transformational training, Murakami engages with timeless themes in his latest colourful tale.


Tuesday, March 8 2011

‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ in the Fantasy Canon

In Buffy the Vampire Slayer Joss Whedon intentionally set out to blur the boundaries between genres, creating a show that was part drama, part comedy, part horror, part SF, and very definitely part fantasy. Here "Buffy" is analyzed in terms of nature as fantasy.


Sunday, April 12 2009

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker

Baker's story doesn't race towards a tense conclusion, but instead telegraphs its punches and eases into the inevitable.


Tuesday, August 12 2008

The Amnesiac by Sam Taylor

An intricately plotted, existential thriller like a house of cards -- one in which readers would be more than happy to linger.


Monday, July 16 2007

Interfictions by Delia Sherman and Theodora Goss

What struck me most about these "interfictions," however, was their striking similarity, rather than their difference.


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