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French Comic Artist Blutch Makes an Experiment of 'Mitchum'

The images in Blutch's Mitchum are technically cartoons, but the style is idiosyncratic, sometimes warping into full abstraction.


​Frank Santoro's 'Pittsburgh' Is a Permanently Preliminary Sketch of Life

The metaphor of imperfection and transition flows beneath every page of Frank Santoro's graphic memoir, Pittsburgh.


The Path in 'Beneath My Feet' Is Too Narrow to Follow

It would seem high time to put together an anthology of literary voices that have been marginalized in the grand tradition of walking. Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking is not that anthology.


From Paris, with Poetry: On Henri Cole's 'Orphic Paris'

Henri Cole's Orphic Paris mines the city of light to illuminate the ends of his art.


Eileen Chang's 'Little Reunions' Gives a Lot of Text with Little Meaning

This dark romance set in WWII China proves cluttered, complicated, and at times confusing.


'The Seventh Cross' Is a Vital Tale for Anyone Concerned About the Resurgence of Totalitarianism

The beautiful storytelling of Anna Seghers' World War II classic belies its important insights into life under fascism.

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