Writers discussed include:
Gabriel Grcia Marquez
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Manic essays on contemporary books, television, and cultural phenomena from a veteran critic for New York magazine and elsewhere.| Read Full Review of When the Kissing Had to Stop:...
He says that Paley writes ''a cunning patchwork quilt of radiance and scruple'' and that Morrison makes ''world radiance.'' ''I was holding my breath,'' he writes, ''and she took it away.'' Leonard remains an angry, passionate idealist.Jun 20 1999 | Read Full Review of When the Kissing Had to Stop:...
Part of Leonard's ongoing critique of contemporary U.S. electronic and print media, the pieces range from ""Lolita Lights Our Fire,"" a review of Adrian Lyne's film of Nabokov's most notorious novel, to an evaluation of government funding and the arts in ""Whose Television, for Which Public?"" Le...| Read Full Review of When the Kissing Had to Stop:...
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