Laura Miller

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Ghost writer

Salted throughout Kelly Link’s stories, you’ll find Buffy , Bust , Doc Martens, IM-ing, Target, Google, Vicks VapoRub, a T-shirt that reads I’M SO GOTH I SHIT TINY VAMPIRES.  
The haunted world of Kelly Link
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  October 02, 2008

Scout's honor

In the popular imagination, the spy is always cool, sophisticated, elegant — in other words, European.
Burn Notice ’s honest con job
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 26, 2008

Concepts as characters

Pynchon's writing is misogynistic. Male-character driven. Phallic-image obsessed. He’s got books about rockets exploding. And war. And heinous sex acts with destitute women. And more war.
Why don't women read Pynchon?
By CRIS RODRIGUEZ  |  November 30, 2006

Something to talk about

Is it possible to rate the “single best work of American fiction published in the last 25 years?”
The New York Times ranks recent fiction
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 07, 2006