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Thor Garcia

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Thor Garcia was born in Long Beach, California, and worked as a journalist in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento and New York City, among other places. He currently lives in Prague, Czech Republic. He has been named "one of the 14 Prague authors you should know." His books include THE NEWS CLOWN: A NOVEL (Equus Press) and the story collections ONLY FOOLS DIE OF HEARTBREAK and TUND. Garcia's stories have appeared in The Drill Press, Dogmatika, Paris Lit Up magazine, Akashic Books' Mondays Are Murder Series, The Next Best Book Blog, The New Presence and VLAK, among others, and in the collections THE RETURN OF KRAL MAJALES, CITY PRIMEVAL and PORNOTERRORISM. He regularly publishes stories and observations on his DEATH SEX WAR GOD blog on go ...more

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Average rating: 4.4 · 55 ratings · 8 reviews · 7 distinct works
The News Clown

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Only Fools Die of Heartbreak

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TUND

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The Apocalypse of St. Cleo

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WHORES OF BOOKS: ANGELA CARTER: Let’s Can This White Racist Feminist Imperialist! And Mailer and Bellow, Too!

Heroes and Villains Heroes and Villains by Angela Carter

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Review of Angela Carter’s Heroes and Villains (1969). Plus ruinations on Mailer’s “The White Negro” (1957) and Bellow’s Mr. Sammler’s Planet (1969).


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Ultra-bad writer/huckster/intel-agency henchman Norman Mailer’s “The White Negro,” from 1957, was a key work that kick-started the modern incarnation of despicable cultural attacks on black people.

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Angela Carter’s alleged “modern classic” Heroes and Villains bludgeons with its racist badness, simultaneously drowning you in annoying absurdity, “artist
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The White Negro by Norman Mailer
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Ultra-bad writer/huckster/intel-agency henchman Norman Mailer’s “The White Negro,” from 1957, was a key work that kick-started the modern incarnation of despicable cultural attacks on black people.

For at least a generation
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ANGELA CARTER: Let’s Can This White Racist Feminist Imperialist!

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Angela Carter’s alleged “modern classic” Heroes and Villains bludgeons with its racist badness, simultaneously drowning you in annoying absurdity, “artist
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The White Negro by Norman Mailer
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Ultra-bad writer/huckster/intel-agency henchman Norman Mailer’s “The White Negro,” from 1957, was a key work that kick-started the modern incarnation of despicable cultural attacks on black people.

For at least a generation
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ANGELA CARTER: Let’s Can This White Racist Feminist Imperialist!

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Angela Carter’s alleged “modern classic” Heroes and Villains bludgeons with its racist badness, simultaneously drowning you in annoying absurdity, “artist
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“You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.”
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