Richard Yates
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//Features

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.

//Columns

Backyard Fiction a.k.a. the Great American Myth of Suburbia
15 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM

Suburban discontent in Richard Yates' Revolutionary Road, John Updike's Couples and Richard Ford's Independence Day. The idea or myth of suburbia is just as real as the actual shopping centers, schools, etc.

//Reviews

Richard Yates: Everyman’s Library
1 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

This is fiction that follows its characters to the grave with a sad and all-too-knowing cigarette-roughened chuckle.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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