Unbuttoning America: A Biography of Peyton Place

Unbuttoning America: A Biography of Peyton Place

By Ardis Cameron

24 Jul 2015 // 2:15 AM

With its frank discussions of poverty, sexuality, class and ethnic discrimination, and small-town hypocrisy, Peyton Place was more than a tawdry potboiler. ...

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Danielewski's 'The Familiar, Vol. 1' Is Too Much, All at Once

By Brice Ezell

23 Jul 2015 // 2:30 AM

As a compendium of inventive thought and prose, The Familiar, Vol. 1 succeeds. As a coherent novel, it's impenetrable....

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From Manuscripts to Pop Culture, Dante Endures

// Re:Print

"Dante's English Public glances at current adaptations of Dante's work, from the comic Nightcrawler's Inferno to Mark Danielewski's House of Leaves.

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