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Big Brother Gets a Laptop

The Unbinding by Walter Kirn

Reviewed by Snowden Wright
Esquire

"What does a high-definition television with a rabbit-ear antenna have in common with Walter Kirn's latest novel? They both combine systems of old and new design. The Unbinding, an epistolary novel originally serialized on Slate.com, uses old-fashioned literary devices (serialization, found documents) as a means of addressing a modern subject and storytelling platform (the World Wide Web). The result is a book as enjoyable as it is unique...." Read the entire Esquire review.




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