Kerstin Ekman
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PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction
20 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM

More than half of the titles in this year’s selections offer grim portraits of the human condition, some with more wit and optimism than others, and a surprising number of legendary authors complete the portraiture and theme.


God's Mercy by Kerstin Ekman
20 Aug 2009 // 3:59 PM

The book moves slowly through the lives of these people in Blackwater, Sweden as they acclimate to an increasingly modern world. The writing is gorgeously evocative of a place many of us will never see.

//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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