Clive James Proves That Great Literature Is Not Dead

Clive James Proves That Great Literature Is Not Dead

By Hans Rollman

Clive James’ Latest Readings provide a source of inspiration, wit, and lessons about life and art. 3 Aug 2015 // 7:00 AM

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//Recent Reviews

17 Oct 2005 // 1:00 AM

Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie

Though Rushdie is rigid in his opinions, he is not judgmental when it comes to his characters.

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The Longest Yard: Widescreen Collector’s Edition (2005)

Given the prison's largely nonwhite population, Paul's friendship with Caretaker (Chris Rock) is invaluable in assembling the team.

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16 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Jake Shimabukuro: Dragon

The ukulele virtuoso shows why he is a perfect ambassador for the Aloha State to the rest of the world. Now it's time for the Mainland to catch up.

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	Tim Ries: The Rolling Stones Project

Raise your hand if you've been hankering for a set of jazzified Rolling Stones covers.

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	Andrew Pekler: Strings + Feedback

There's 'experimental', and there's 'unlistenable'. And Pekler's tortured electronic sounds are both.

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	George Jones: Hits I Missed… And One I Didn’t

Very strong voice after all these years on very strong covers makes the Possum's latest a very pleasing, enjoyable, repeatable listen.

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16 Oct 2005 // 11:00 PM

	The Deadly Snakes: Porcella

A soundtrack for both the hungry and the overfed; this is soul food.

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	Clever: Breakbeat Science Exercise 5

A fun, funky and diverse mix, it's also easily one of the best mix CDs of the year.

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	Animal Collective: Feels

Yet another gorgeous album of magic and whimsy from everyone's favorite purveyors of shamanistic pop.

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	APSCI: Thanks For Asking

Prize media beasties amongst the new Quannum litter deliver very little bite to their Philippines/Sydney/Bronx bark. Future promise, but for the moment, mostly mess.

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Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

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"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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