Russell Banks
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The Reserve by Russell Banks
19 Feb 2008 // 3:59 PM

Too much of The Reserve feels like it was written following too many late nights spent watching Turner Classic Movies marathons.

The Darling by Russell Banks
24 Oct 2004 // 8:00 PM

The novel reads as if every next page will contain some major revelation to provide the right connections between these characters and elements. It's an expectation that goes unfulfilled even in the last sentence.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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