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Crime stranger than her fiction

0 Opinion: Fact and fiction and "Zero Dark Thirty"

The fiction that the film conveys inevitably sacrifices the complications of truth for the "higher" goal of entertainment. Real work has been done to explore the effects of torture, but it is currently shrouded by the government's failure to share the
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French Collector Bernard Massini on Violent Beauty, Fiction's Truth, and Sharing

French neurosurgeon Bernard Massini owns an art collection that would be the envy of many lifelong connoisseurs: including 450 works and encompassing paintings, drawings, photographs, videos, and sculpture. Nevertheless, the 59-year-old Massini came
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Oscar Pistorius: Parsing Fact From Fiction

In the creative writing class I teach, I repeat to my students what a great professor said to me more than 40 years ago: When you're working on fiction, you can't just record what's actually happening out there. No reader would buy it. Take the case of
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Crime stranger than her fiction

IT'S A STORY as old as celebrity itself: The naive young movie star or sports hero foolishly trusts a Svengali-like business manager to oversee his or her accounts; what follows is usually a rapid enriching of the business manager and a rude wake-up
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