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bob-mustin's picture
Nov.30.2012
Fobbit, by David Abrams image via bnreview.barnesandnoble.com What a difference a few decades makes, but I’ll come to that in a bit. David Abrams’ book, Fobbit, is perhaps the most comprehensive look yet, through the lens of fiction, at the U.S. involvement in Iraq. Its cover blurbs want...
christopher-meeks's picture
Jan.19.2011
  "I love George Roy Hill and Universal Pictures, who made a flawless translation of my novel Slaughterhouse-Five to the silver screen," said Kurt Vonnegut in Film Comment in 1985.  "I drool and cackle every time I watch that film because it is so harmonious with what I felt when I...
christopher-meeks's picture
Sep.09.2010
For those of us who write books, our souls leap when we witness others gush over the love of a book, any book. We're reminded of how books can swim in the synapses of people, and we may flash on our own favorite tomes. In this morning's Los Angeles Times, book editor David Ulin writes about...