Articles tagged percival everett

Percival Everett’s Latest Is a Muted, Sober Rendering of What Seems to Be a Cliché

So Much Blue is a controlled novel of interwoven timelines about an artist coming to terms with the secrets he's kept from others.

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I Am Not Sidney Poitier by Percival Everett

By saying Not is not Sidney Poitier, the reader is tempted to compare him to Sidney Poitier just as the characters do, when the author is pointedly saying that we shouldn’t.

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In the United States of Africa  by Abdourahman A. Waberi

In David and Nicole Ball’s translation, Waberi’s prose reads as both riotously funny and lyrically lush, offering big laughs as well as multifaceted subtleties of expression.

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4 Dec 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Water Cure by Percival Everett

Percival Everett, an innovative writer of contemporary fiction, tells a story violent and crude, yet captivating in The Water Cure.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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