Articles tagged the anthologist

Nicholson Baker’s Enthusiasms and Passionate Obsessions

Nicholson Baker writes from his enthusiasms, which are many and ever changing. Among other things, his books have focused on sex, John Updike, public libraries, and pacifism and World War II. His latest, The Anthologist, is his love letter to poetry.

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18 Sep 2009 // 3:00 AM

Nicholson Baker laughs gently, a little nervously, when his work is praised. (Embarrassment? Joy?) The 52-year-old American writer, whose eighth novel, “The Anthologist,” a rich

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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