Ian McEwan
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The Best Fiction of 2012
17 Jan 2013 // 4:15 PM

Historical fiction, science fiction, graphic novels, anthologies, mysteries, satire, young adult, even poetry(!) -- on subjects from the lighthearted to the apocalypse -- our favorites from 2012 are as wide-ranging and diverse as our writers and our readers. Dive in and revel in the pleasure of getting lost in a good book.


The Sins of the Sister
13 Feb 2008 // 3:00 PM

A director can translate a writer’s words to the screen beautifully, but he can never alter their power on the page. The book and film versions of Atonement prove this all too well.


Solar by Ian McEwan
15 Mar 2010 // 5:00 PM

Michael Beard is a glaringly repellent creation, a somewhat-deserving winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics, and a definitively deserving winner of some sort of uber-Nobel Prize in whoring, lying, stealing, face-stuffing, and sneaking around.

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
28 May 2007 // 5:00 PM

The precise nature of McEwan's writing fortunately doesn't leave him scrabbling about looking for gentle euphemisms when it comes to talking about the naughty bits.


Baseball and the Zen of Ian McEwan
8 Sep 2009 // 1:00 AM

Ian McEwan came to mind tonight while watching the Dodgers-Padres game on TV. God knows how baseball and a British novelist intersect but such are

//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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