Re:Print

September 2007

Does Microsoft Word Have Literary Judgment?

Janice Harayda, proprietor of One-Minute Book Reviews, former books editor at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle , does NOT


The great Christina Stead

A reviewer once wrote of Les Murray that he had published no juvenilia. The same can be said of Christina Stead. Her first books, Seven


The Rise of Nerdcore

Superbad hits it big, America Ferrara wins and Emmy, and nerds are cool again. Or are they? By the time I was asked to care


Madeleine L’Engle and Robert Jordan

You go away for a few days… I’ve been without my beloved Internet for going on a week now, which means I’ve heard


Reclusive authors in the spotlight

It can come off as arrogance, sensitivity, or a noble dissent—a high-minded refusal to engage with America’s culture of celebrity, erosion of privacy


Revisiting that night

Alice Leccese Powers looks back at Alice McDermott’s The Night in this week’s “You Must Read This” on NPR. Powers considers the book


August 2007

We Are (Somewhat) Amused

You have to wonder if the manuscript for The Uncommon Reader had been just sitting in Alan Bennett’s trunk gathering dust for years, its


What went wrong: The Night Listener

How did it all go so horribly wrong, Armistead Maupin? After a marathon reading session from one in the afternoon to nine at night, I


Stories from Katrina

It makes sense that, two years on, we’re seeing more and more books about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. It’s time for reflection,


Winning the Right War

Was Vietnam like this? Every month, it seems, heavier and heavier tomes about the Iraq War are deposited on the nation’s bookshelves. Although they


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The Moving Pixels Podcast Becomes the 'Beholder'

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to think that we would never be complicit with the dictates of an authoritarian regime, but Beholder reveals how complicated such choices can become.

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