Elyse Friedman
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The Best Books of 2014: Fiction
7 Jan 2015 // 8:28 PM

From postmodern latticework narratives to Booker prize winning epics, 2014 offers numerous fictional tales worthy of adding to your bookshelf.

//Reviews

'The Answer to Everything' Questions the Veracity of Truth
21 Aug 2014 // 1:00 AM

If this doesn’t get shortlisted for the Giller Prize, well, that would be just proof that the world is an unjust place.

'Waking Beauty' Is a Book That Should Not Be Judged by Its Cover
27 Jul 2004 // 7:00 PM

Friedman spends a great deal of the book inverting common clichés and stereotypes when it comes to femininity and even human sexual power relationships.

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Can Video Game Mechanics Be “Trashy”?

// Moving Pixels

"Speed is the pornography of video games. Like adding skin to a film, adding speed to a game isn't usually about making the game a more thoughtful experience. It is about exciting its audience's instincts on the most visceral level possible.

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