See What Can Be Done

Essays, Criticism, and Commentary
Product Number: EB00707088
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781524732493
Publisher: Knopf
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A welcome surprise: more than fifty prose pieces, gathered together for the first time, by one of America's most revered and admired novelists and short-story writers, whose articles, essays, and cultural commentary-appearing in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Harper's Magazine, and elsewhere-have been parsing the political, artistic, and media idiom for the last three decades. From Lorrie Moore's earliest reviews of novels by Margaret Atwood and Nora Ephron, to an essay on Ezra Edelman's 2016 O.J. Simpson documentary, and in between: Moore on the writing of fiction (the work of V. S. Pritchett, Don DeLillo, Philip Roth, Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Munro, Stanley Elkin, Dawn Powell, Nicholson Baker, et al.)...?n the continuing unequal state of race in America...?n the shock of the shocking GOP...?n the dangers (and cruel truths) of celebrity marriages and love affairs...?n the wilds of television (The Wire, Friday Night Lights, Into the Abyss, Girls, Homeland, True Detective, Making a Murderer)...?n the (d)evolving environment...?n terrorism, the historical imagination, and the world's newest form of novelist...?n the lesser (and larger) lives of biography and the midwifery between art and life (AnaIs Nin, Marilyn Monroe, John Cheever, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Eudora Welty, Bernard Malamud, among others)...?nd on the high art of being Helen Gurley Brown...?nd much, much more. "Fifty years from now, it may well turn out that the work of very few American writers has as much to say about what it means to be alive in our time as that of Lorrie Moore" (Harper's Magazine).

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Author(s): Lorrie Moore
Original Publish Date: Apr 03, 2018

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Author(s): Lorrie Moore
Narrator(s): Bernadette Dunne
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Released: Apr 03, 2018
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ISBN: #9781538494028
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Author(s): Lorrie Moore
Narrator(s): Bernadette Dunne
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Author(s): Lorrie Moore
Product Number EB00735156
Released: Sep 04, 2018
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Publisher: Bond Street Books
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