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Monday, January 24 2011

The Best Fiction of 2010

Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.


Wednesday, January 20 2010

PopMatters Picks: The Best of Books 2009: Fiction

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.


Reviews

Tuesday, August 26 2014

"Harry Potter for Grown-Ups" Grows Up

The third and final installment in Lev Grossman's 'Magicians' trilogy, The Magician's Land, is also its best.


Monday, August 22 2011

'The Magician King': Harry Potter, Quentin Ain't

Lev Grossman crafts an exciting homage, but a profoundly unlikable protagonist stands in its way.


Wednesday, July 14 2010

The Magicians: Forget Kansas -- We're Not Even in Narnia, Anymore

Lev Grossman has created a fantasy epic that calls into question fantasy epics, revealing the secret poisons hiding in Narnia and Hogwarts.


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