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The Examined Life

The sympathizer

By Joshua Glenn
March 6, 2005

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IN ''Everyone's Pretty'' (Soft Skull), Tucson-based writer Lydia Millet's kaleidoscopic new satire of America's quietly freakish office workers, one particularly graceless character muses: ''Who could be noble with fluorescent [lighting]? It was the wrong Atmosphere.'' The author of such previous books as ''George Bush, Dark Prince of Love'' (2000) and the PEN-USA Fiction Award-winning ''My Happy Life'' (2002), as well ... (Full article: 535 words)

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