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Book Quarterly: J.M. Coetzee, Zadie Smith, Stephen King, Nabokovnew

The discerning critics of Philadelphia City Paper review this season's most notable tomes: Summertime by J.M. Coetzee, Changing My Mind by Zadie Smith, Under the Dome by Stephen King and The Original of Laura by Vladimir Nabokov.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Katherine Hill, K. Ross Hoffman, Justin Bauer, Lauren F. Friedman  |  12-08-2009  |  Fiction

'Disgrace' Faces the Facts of Post-Apartheid South Africanew

This film adaptation of J.M. Coetzee's brilliant 1999 novel looks the chaos and hatred of postapartheid South Africa squarely in the face, probing the terrible fallout from white denial and pride without patronizing blacks by caricaturing them as noble victims.
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  09-25-2009  |  Reviews

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