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Emma Donoghue's Room and E.L. Doctorow's Homer & Langley define and confront life within limited space.


Homer and Langley by E. L. Doctorow

With Homer and Langley, author E. L. Doctorow acts as a great magician trying to make a monumental illusion out of a street corner shell game, just to prove that he can.


E.L. Doctorow Has His Splendid Crow's-Nest

When it comes to beholding America, E.L. Doctorow always wants the masthead seat. And makes the most of it.

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Sweet Land Stories by E. L. Doctorow

Grand statements, Doctorow seems to suggest, can be covered up and conspired away, but smaller, more personal defiances can carry much more weight.

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