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Does Lionel Shriver work for her publisher, or is it the other way round?

Entertainment / Books : Books Blog

A sentence in Brendan O’Neill’s blog “We Need to Talk about Lionel” caught my eye. The blog, in case you haven’t read it, was about the novelist Lionel Shriver and her expression of approval for Iran’s two-children-only family polic...


US Politics / Conservative : Instapundit

PERSONALLY, I THINK COMPLAINING ABOUT “CULTURAL APPROPRIATION” IS RACISM, STRAIGHT UP: Lionel Shriver responds to her critics. Earlier this month, fiction writer Lionel Shriver made headlines when she delivered a speech to the Brisb...

Have You Read This Messed-Up Lionel Shriver Story Yet???

Society & Culture : The Awl

by Choire Sicha It doesn't look like anyone's really noticed this Lionel Shriver story in this week's New Yorker yet. (I hadn't, until a friend pointed it out to me last night in an email. (Body: "IT IS FUCKED UP.")) It is behind th...

Elena Ferrante, Lionel Shriver, and the Artist’s Right to Cultural Appropriation

Issues & Causes / Feminism : DoubleX

When the novelist Lionel Shriver delivered her now-notorious speech about cultural appropriation at the Brisbane Writer’s Festival last month, it wasn’t clear whether she was wrestling with a real intellectual menace or a straw man....

Lionel Shriver Has a Point About Cultural Appropriation (but So Do Her Critics)

News : Newsweek: US

When a writers’ conference makes news, you know that things got real—too real, probably. Earlier this year, there was essayist Gay Talese musing on female writers in Boston. Now, it’s the novelist Lionel Shriver drone-striking polit...


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