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Hostage

It has been only two years since Nobel Peace Prize winner and noted holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel published a novel. His previous offering, The Sonderberg Case, also translated from French to English by Catherine Temerson, was weighed down by philosophy, asking more questions that it could ever answer. Wiesel has […]

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Open City

Can an author truly dislike his or her narrator? When writing American Psycho, a novel which, incidentally, turns twenty one years old this March, did Bret Easton Ellis grow to despise Patrick Bateman not only for his brutality, but for his banal obsession with pointless detail? Or rather, did he […]