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Aaron N. Cheng

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Books

Despite Striking Images, Xue’s Magical Realism Disappoints

Xue’s experimental style means that there is no telling how she may begin her next story—it seems like anything goes.

Music

‘Looping’ Lush, But Overly-Repetitive

His newest album, “Looping State of Mind,” once again demonstrates his keen ability to compile seemingly unrelated bits of music into a mind-warping, dreamy masterpiece.

Books

The New 52: Action Comics #1

The Man of Steel has some growing up to do.

Sorry, Dorothy
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Sorry, Dorothy

Skipping Stones
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Skipping Stones

Katie Ledecky in Kazan
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The Fan in Kazan

Santa Lucía
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Trading Seasons: Spending Summer Break in a Chile Winter