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2006 Stories by Phyllis Fong

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  • 'Wrestling With Angels'

    published September 26, 2006

    Tony Kushner, behind round-rimmed glasses, is so assuredly charismatic throughout Freida Lee Mock's documentary portrait that an admission that he... More >>

  • Hope Floats

    published August 29, 2006

    Water may be grief's most figurative and convincing form, destructive in onslaught and lingering in aftereffect. Recent events have made mud of... More >>

  • Sisters of the Head

    published August 8, 2006

    Bridget Jones's Diary first gave the term singleton wide circulation, as a sad but hopeful concept seeking completion in... More >>

  • A Hard Day's Night

    published July 11, 2006

    Martin Amis wrote, of Humbert Humbert's essential unreliability, "let us remember that Nabokov was capable of writing entire fictions . . . in... More >>

  • Can We Replace Congress With Politically Minded Authors?

    published May 2, 2006

    If LitPAC ran for Congress, we'd know what we'd be getting. The cabal of politically minded authors is confident ("Progressive values are American... More >>

  • Writing to Stave Off Compromise and Mental Incontinence

    published January 24, 2006

    Goethe is "the great Tang poet," according to the stroke-felled, invalid professor of Ha Jin's The Crazed, gone mad from the twin burdens... More >>

  • 'Blossoms of Fire'

    published January 24, 2006

    "Utopia" is a heady word; a "matriarchal utopia" is cause for investigation. Blossoms of Fire tackles the myth of the Zapotec women of... More >>

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