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Janet Malcolm (1934–2021)

Forfatter af The Journalist and the Murderer

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Janet Malcolm is the acclaimed author of many books, including In the Freud Archives; Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice; and Burdock, a volume of her photographs of a "rank weed." She is a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books.

Omfatter også følgende navne: Malcolm Janet, Janet Malcolm

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Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink (2007) — Bidragyder — 535 eksemplarer
Life Stories: Profiles from the New Yorker (2000) — Bidragyder — 298 eksemplarer
The Best American Travel Writing 2001 (2001) — Bidragyder — 236 eksemplarer
The Best American Political Writing 2006 (2006) — Bidragyder — 35 eksemplarer
Ward No. 6 and Other Stories (2000) — Editor, Introduction — 12 eksemplarer

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Criticism - like poetry - is a genre where the difference between good and bad work is vast, that is to say, both are extremely difficult to do well, and yet so many people want to be a critic or a poet. The evidence is right here on this website, rife with screeds of vaporous opinions (
 
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hdeanfreemanjr | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jan 29, 2024 |
Janet Malcolm is a genius. Her gifts are on full, and often chilling, display here. Full of erudition, razor-sharp judgments, icy observations. Learned and scary and admirable. Would not want to be on her bad side. Agree with other readers that the last two "chapters" are disastrous additions--are there any editors left? The chapter on Bloomsbury perhaps the best. I have read this collection over a day or so and feel as if run over by a truck--in a good way.
 
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fmclellan | 5 andre anmeldelser | Jan 23, 2024 |
I liked the premise and it was well written. But, I wanted more.
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ccayne | Jun 7, 2023 |
Without the need of following a linear path, it constructs a peculiar history of XX century photography, talking about the photographers no less than about the photographs. Beautifully written.
 
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