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Articles

 
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— The White Review, April 2019

A book review of Edouard Louis’ Who Killed My Father, Didier Eribon’s Returning to Reims, and Annie Ernaux’ Regarde les lumières mon amour.

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— Financial Times, November 2018

The little-known story of Anne Morgan, daughter of J.P. Morgan, who led American volunteers in civilian relief efforts during and after the first world war.

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— The Quietus, July 2018

This essay unpicks the cinematic relationship between Agnès Varda and Jean-Luc Godard. With her new film, Faces, Places, in UK cinemas soon, and a retrospective currently on screen at the BFI Southbank, a reassessment of the often marginalised Varda feels more vital than ever

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— London Review of Books Blog. January 2018

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— Times Literary Supplement, October 2017

“David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest was first published in 1996, and immediately inspired comparisons with other lengthy, encyclopedic, experimental works published in the United States since the 1960s – Thomas Pynchon’s V emerged as a particular influence on the younger writer. Reviewing Infinite Jest for the TLS, Bharat Tandon saw it as an opportunity to consider …”

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— Los Angeles Review of Books, October 2017

“DAVID LYNCH AGES GRACEFULLY. Proof is in footage from the making of Eraserhead, confirming that Lynch was not born with his silver, pomaded hairstyle, and that the lines of maturity make him look less goofy than he did in his post-college years. Almost unfaltering critical success and international fame have made the concept of Lynch plausible: his once curious, shambolic persona has been…”

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— London Review of Books Blog, July 2017