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Edmund White

Edmund White

    Picaresque with closure
    Picaresque with closure
    An appreciation of the Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has died aged 87, by American novelist Edmund White.
    Bad sex? I do it all the time
    Bad sex? I do it all the time
    "Bad sex" writing is funny because the anatomical vocabulary of conventional sex writing is hackneyed, says Edmund White.
    Renaissance woman of punks
    Renaissance woman of punks
    Patti Smith's memoir, Just Kids, captures all the elements that made 1970s New York so exciting.