Lionel Shriver
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The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

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.


Lionel Shriver Takes on Literal and Emotional Weight in 'Big Brother'
28 Aug 2013 // 10:05 PM

Lionel Shriver’s latest novel takes on America’s weight problem in the personification of Edison Appaloosa, beloved older brother of protagonist Pandora Halfdanarson. At almost 400 pounds, Edison is eating himself to death.

On a Wing and a Prayer: 'We Need To Talk About Kevin'
29 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Eva is by nature a dark realist. She tries to understand what drives her inscrutable child, and can only think he resents the very fact of being alive.

//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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