And it is true that in winter it is sometimes so bitingly
cold that one is tempted to say, 'What do I care if there is a summer; its warmth is no help to me now.' Yes, evil often seems to surpass good by far.
Another story that unfolds in a fragmentary and bitingly
"realist" framework is Emma Unsworth's "Doppelganger." Two women narrators trade impressions and glimpses of the others' world as if looking at a mirror.
Yet in sharp contrast to Out of America, Keith Richburg's bitingly
pessimistic account of his years as an African- American correspondent covering the Rwandan genocide and clan warfare in Somalia, French, also an African American, sees Africa as a continent still dense with possibility.
Only Skin Deep presents many famous images, from Dorothea Lange's iconic Depression era tableau Migrant Mother to Gordon Parks's bitingly
ironic American Gothic, a portrait of a downtrodden government charwoman with her mop and broom, to Charles Moore's harrowing shots of civil rights demonstrators in Birmingham, Alabama, being pummeled by water canons.
Anguillans, Naipaul bitingly
remarks, "are not well-educated.
Nearby, a marquee houses an `Art against Corruption' exhibition of posters, photos and bitingly
preferred to avoid that." Russell Mokhiber, editor of the Corporate Crime Reporter [www.essential.org/monitor] asks: "How can it be ethical to agree secretly with an author beforehand not to ask a certain set of questions?" Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting [FAIR, (212) 633-6700, www.fair.org] puts it more bitingly
: "If a former secretary of state receiving a summons about his knowledge of murder, torture and disappearances is not news, then what is?" PBS' Charlie Rose, CNN's Wolf Blitzer and Fox News' Paula Zahn also failed to ask Kissinger about his apparent flight from justice.
The author admires Salisbury whom he finds 'bitingly
intelligent, focused and funny'.
A poignant, searing, and often bitingly
funny collection of personal essays by almost two dozen writers--John Berendt, Brad Gooch, Allan Gurganus, and Sarah Schulman among them--the book remembers over 20 creative artists lost to AIDS in the past 20 years, including poet James Merrill, filmmaker Derek Jarman, and painter and writer David Wojnarowicz.
Where Manson's breakthrough album, Antichrist Superstar, featured clever wordplay and bitingly
mocked his critics, in Holy Wood Manson's bleak obsession with death and all things subversive turns old and tired.
sarcastic undertone that animated much of Rushdie's earlier work has been replaced by a more ruminative voice, a tenderness that perhaps comes with age or suffering.
Congratulations, Francia.'" He could be bitingly
humorous as well, she said, recalling the occasion when Stowell, at Kirstein's request, introduced him to children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who designed Stowell's Nutcracker.