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1. Ron Slate, who runs the thoughtful blog Above the Seawall, invited me and 11 other writers to recommend a recent work of fiction. I wrote about Lionel Shriver‘s new novel, The New Republic, which you may have heard is … Continue reading ?
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Lionel Shriver’s Good Timing

Academics / Literature : Mark Athitakis' American Fiction Notes (4 years ago)

I’m currently reading Lionel Shriver’s forthcoming novel, So Much for That, which publishes in March. I’ll have more to say on it when the time comes, but for now it’s enough to say that the novel is intimately concerned with the wa... Read Post

'The Political Fictions Project'

Academics / Literature : The Literary Saloon (4 years ago)

       At New York they've started The Political Fictions Project, inviting 'seven writers to submit short stories featuring contemporary political figures'.        Among the authors: Adam Haslett, Lionel Shriver, and Walter Kirn...... Read Post

‘The New Republic’: Journalists gone wild

Entertainment : Lifeline Live (2 years ago)

Too soon? Lionel Shriver's satirical novel skewers both journalists and terrorists. Read Post


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