michael dirda

1Q84

by Brian Chappell Reviews & Interviews
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All the tasty bits of vintage Murakami are here: dull but steadfast male leads, hypersexual and hypersexy teenagers, strange conspiracies loaded with uncanny coincidences, and, of course, forays into parallel universes.

Empathy, Cultural Dialogue, and Dead White Men

by Brian Chappell Arts & Society
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“Bloody hell, no! I want to study dead white men!”