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  • Review: 'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July

    Review: 'The First Bad Man' by Miranda July
    Nobody writes a conception scene like Miranda July. In "The First Bad Man," the debut novel by the ambi-talented writer, director and artist, a woman reads aloud from a website called "Grobaby.com" and sympathizes with the baby-to-be: "I could see it so clearly, the zygote — shiny and bulbous, filled with the electric memory of being two but now damned with the eternal loneliness of being just one. The sorrow that never goes away."
  • Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'

    Miranda July on 'The First Bad Man'
    For most writers, publishing a first novel is a professional milestone unlikely to be matched by anything that came before. Not so with the multifaceted Miranda July, whose debut novel, "The First Bad Man," is just one more highlight of a career that...

    Miranda July sheds her pixie image with novel 'The First Bad Man'

    Miranda July sheds her pixie image with novel 'The First Bad Man'
    Miranda July — filmmaker, performance artist and now novelist — is ready to leave the old Miranda July behind. You know the one: The curly haired gamin, her impossibly blue eyes swirling with ideas. The irrepressible creative blowing cinematic...

    2015 book preview: The future in reading

    2015 book preview: The future in reading
    In American pop culture, the year 2015 is kind of a big deal. It's the one Marty McFly visits in "Back to the Future II," replete with flying cars, hoverboards, rehydrated pizza and the Cubs winning the World Series — all cinematic prophesies we...

    Lena Dunham "Not That Kind of Girl" tour visits Chicago

    Lena Dunham "Not That Kind of Girl" tour visits Chicago
    “Questions for Lena? Do you have a question for Lena? Would you like to ask Lena Dunham a question?” Early Monday night the Lena Dunham book tour and circus of earnestness and irony rolled into Chicago, promising cultural spectacle and...