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Tag: JonBenet Ramsey

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My Sister, My Love: The Intimate Story of Skyler Rampike


Joyce Carol Oates returns with a dark, wry, satirical tale—inspired by an unsolved American true crime mystery.

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The Mystery of JonBenét Ramsey


The notorious case of the murder of six-year-old child beauty-pageant winner JonBenét Ramsey in Boulder, Colorado, a case that Sherlock Holmes would have “solved” in a few seconds’ ratiocination (“No footprints in the snow around the house? No forced entry? A staged kidnapping, ransom note seemingly written by the mother?”)

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My Sister, My Love is John Barth with Heart


Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler of The Huffington Post offer a perceptive and entertaining review of Joyce Carol Oates’s My Sister, My Love: “Oates’ intentions are signaled with a quotation that precedes the book. In ‘Aesthetics of Composition’ (1846), we learn, E. A. Pym opined that ‘the death of a beautiful child is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.’ […]