Posts Tagged: vox

The Rumpus Mini-Interview #141: Tara Isabella Burton

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“I want to make a case for the serious, literary legitimacy of the female experience of self-construction.”

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of […]

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This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your community, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of […]

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Stay Classy

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At The New Republic, Malcolm Harris reviews Nicholson Baker’s nonfiction book about his stint as a substitute teacher in Maine: Maintaining classroom discipline is not high on his list of priorities, and Baker is surprised at the level of control he’s expected to exercise. “How could they do it?” he wonders on day 15, “How […]

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Sex Novels in Public Places

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For The Millions, J.C. Hallman shares his experience listening to the audiobook version of Nicholson Baker’s phone sex novel Vox in public places. What Hallman learns is that while the book might have incited “disgust” from reviewers upon its release in 1992, the novel now produces a far more passive reaction.

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