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“Are Femme Fatales The New Feminists?”

asks novelist Chris Pavone in a recent Wall Street Journal blog post. Pavone, the author of The Expats, riffs on the theme of  “how many women have been beating the crap out of people in movies recently.” He starts off referencing … Continue reading

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Stieg Larsson and the Monsters Within

Crime fiction is violent and cruel by definition and Larsson hewed faithfully to the tradition: Arch-criminals commit torture and murder and they traffic in women. The heroine is raped. Someone dies in a fiery car crash; another is left to … Continue reading

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