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In 'Public Places,' Lives of Quiet Desperation

French filmmaker Alain Resnais is best known for his nonlinear art films — but 20 years ago he began adapting plays; his latest picture, Private Fears in Public Places, is based on a 2004 dark comedy by the British writer Alan Ayckbourn.

In 'Public Places,' Lives of Quiet Desperation
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An Agency Escapee Takes Aim at the Ad Biz

Novelist Joshua Ferris makes his debut with Then We Came to the End, a satire about life in a Chicago advertising agency. Ferris' short fiction has appeared in the Iowa Review, Best New American Voices, and Prairie Schooner.

An Agency Escapee Takes Aim at the Ad Biz
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