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2006 Stories by Ed Park

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  • Mr. Happy

    published July 25, 2006

    "I'm a pariah and an outpatient," says Professor Daniel Wellington, the narrator of Professor Lawrence Douglas's debut novel, The... More >>

  • Final Fantasy

    published July 18, 2006

    In 1997, Indianapolis construction worker Troy Stolle became Britannia blacksmith Nils Hansen. As a character in the immersive fantasy game Ultima... More >>

  • You Delete Me

    published July 4, 2006

    Sons receive their fathers' watches in novels from The Sound and the Fury to Black Swan Green. When Yates, the prognosticating... More >>

  • 'Slow Jam King'

    published May 30, 2006

    Enthusiastically scored to the titular quiet storms, ersatz c&w, and hip-hop textures, the anti-rockist Slow Jam King is more fun to listen... More >>

  • Mehta Fiction

    published May 16, 2006

    I. In 1988, in a city in western New York, a high school senior named Kevin McGee submitted an unusual story to The Gleaner, the... More >>

  • The Magic Numbers

    published April 11, 2006

    1. David Mitchell's fourth novel could masquerade as his first. His previous books, head-spinning page-turners that span centuries and playfully... More >>

  • 'Nathalie'

    published April 4, 2006

    Is Nathalie's love triangle bizarre—or just ridiculous? Not long after hubby Bernard (Gérard Depardieu) fails to materialize... More >>

  • A Half-Century Later, Ginsberg's Epic Poem Still Roars

    published April 4, 2006

    About Allen Ginsberg's "Howl," Denise Levertov wrote to William Carlos Williams, "There's something I can accept unconditionally." Jason Shinder's... More >>

  • Dharma and Jeff

    published March 14, 2006

    "The artwork of the original has been produced as a mirror-image in order to conform with the English language," reads the copyright page in... More >>

  • 'Game Six'

    published February 28, 2006

    If last year's rerelease of 1975's The Passenger felt like the ultimate adaptation of an unpublished Don DeLillo novel, it's because the... More >>

  • Books

    published January 31, 2006

    Think you can tell the difference between a sex scene written by Candace Bushnell and one by John Cheever? Not when they're lying next to each... More >>

  • London Calling?: Relationship Flick Actually Set in NYC

    published January 31, 2006

    The garrulous London takes place in New York, but it might as well be Wichita Falls for all the time we spend out and about. Most of the... More >>

  • Books

    published January 17, 2006

    Pop! Pop! Pop! That's the sound a Beretta makes when it's fired into the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, a starting gun of a sinister sort... More >>

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