Marisha Pessl
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Big Books vs Small Minds: The Intellectual & Literal Heft of 'Night Film' & 'A Naked Singularity'
4 Nov 2013 // 8:15 PM

Marisha Pessl and Sergio de la Pava have both found success with novels that are defiant in their length and ambition. Yet critical and editorial prejudice against their 'Bigness' -- in scope and heft -- won't budge.


All the Colors of the Dark: 'Night Film'
12 Aug 2013 // 5:05 PM

Marisha Pessl’s overlong second novel boasts one hell of an intriguing high concept, but struggles to balance its weighty ambitions and essentially pulp story.

//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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