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The Powell's Playlist | August 8, 2014

Peter Mendelsund: IMG The Powell's Playlist: Water Music by Peter Mendelsund



We "see" when we read, and we "see" when we listen. There are many ways in which music can create the cross-sensory experience of this seeing...... Continue »
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Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk

TDSmith, January 8, 2013

Billy Lynn, Iraq war hero on tour, sees Americans for what they are -- phony, materialistic, insincere. Everything is for show, including "honoring" the servicemen. "Overcaffinated prose," one reviewer said, but I diasgree. Near-perfect writing -- original, jaw-dropping wording, provocative images ... combo of Conrad and Vonnegut: Oh my people.
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