Posts Tagged: David L. Ulin

Notable Los Angeles: 2/20–2/26

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Monday 2/20: Brian David Johnson discusses and signs MWD: Hell Is Coming Home. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 2/21: Literary Uprising, featuring Ashaki M. Jackson, and Carol V. Davis. 6 p.m. in Room A1000 at Antioch University. Ellen Umansky discusses and signs The Fortunate Ones. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Nathalia Holt discusses and […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, sacrifice is the key to artistic growth in Grant Snider’s “Creative Processor.” And in the Saturday Essay, Amanda Miska realizes she is making the object of her love into a “myth,” into “the version of the story that [she] wanted to believe.” Framed by the constant presence of social media, Miska analyzes the motivation behind […]

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Satirical America

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Has the US turned into a satire of itself? Consider how quickly Congress has gone from championing Freedom Fries to chastising President Obama’s absence from the Paris peace march. Over at the LA Times, David L. Ulin looks at why Americans are choosing irony over satire: Is it coincidence, then, that the rise of postmodernism […]

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A Portrait of Bernard Cooper

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In a recent post at the LA Times, book critic David L. Ulin writes about Bernard Cooper’s forthcoming memoir, “My Avant-Garde Education.” Ulin also gives a remarkable portrait of Cooper as an artist. If you don’t think that’s radical, you might want to think again. Along with Waldie, Wanda Coleman, Susan Straight, Eloise Klein Healy and […]

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