Heartbreaking narrative puts words to the loss of a cherished kid

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Surreal narratives skewer late-stage industrialism

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A genre-defying work checking out love and aging

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This legendary Icelandic legend is heavy on the drama and brief on clearness

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In a disorderly world, great grammar can be the consistency we require

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It has to do with time. Jennifer Egan goes back to the world of the Hooligan Team

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What type of Australian is Scott Morrison, and how has that shaped foreign policy? POLITICS: Morrison’s…

‘I do not have visions of magnificence’: Jon Faine

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‘I wish to eliminate somebody’: why more ladies will be blogging about murder

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Burner phone, vaxxed, demisexual: Why the dictionary keeps broadening

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David Foster Wallace was a genius, now let me persuade you to read him

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Mirandi Riwoe inverts the world to analyze the lives of outsiders

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