Philip Short
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The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.


Une Énigme Politique: ‘A Taste for Intrigue: The Many Lives of François Mitterrand'
3 Apr 2014 // 8:45 PM

Philip Short's book is a masterfully written, sweeping narrative of Mitterrand’s life with decisive, revealing anecdotes and a meticulous chronicling of fact that is remarkable enough to be fiction.

//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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