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Victor LaValle | Interview

Victor LaValle & John Freeman

‘Our battle is between those trapped inside the institutions of modern American life (our economic and political systems in particular) and those who manipulate such institutions for their own profit.’

Victor LaValle

Victor LaValle is the author of Big Machine, Slapboxing with Jesus and The Ecstatic. His most recent book is The Devil in Silver (Spiegel & Grau). He lives in New York City and is at work on a new novel.

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John Freeman

John Freeman is the previous editor of Granta. His criticism has appeared in the Guardian, The New York Times and The Sydney Morning Herald. Between 2006 and 2008, he served as president of the National Book Critics Circle. His first book, The Tyranny of E-Mail, was published in 2009. His second book, How to Read a Novelist was published in 2013.

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