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  • I saw the great British detective novelist P.D. James, who died today in Oxford at the age of 94, in… Read More » The post Remembering P.D. James, grande...
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  • With just two nominations from the whole of Africa and South America, the prize’s reach is far more limited than it at first appears News: JK Rowling’s alte...
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  • Thanksgiving is a holiday of abundance, good will, good company, and most importantly, good food. We all have our favorites—that platter or dish we set s...
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  • The "fratire" author on catcalling, sexual assault narratives in the media, and the stories that made him famous
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  • A letter from Albert Camus to Jean-Paul Sartre surfaces, one apparently written in 1951 before they clashed.
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  • "The Hockey Sweater", a Canadian story about an ungrateful child who only wants clothes with the proper corporate logo, turned 30 today. — David McGimpsey...
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  • The literary salon is un altro cultural institution for which we can thank the Italians. About the same time Italians created the newspaper (after they inv...
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  • I don’t know why I am always the last to know about these things. Bruce Stone just told me about the background to the recent demise of HTMLGiant. I’ve bee...
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  • Freedom is a word so big, or so close to us, that perhaps we don’t even see it. Certainly the poems that arrived in response to our call for poems on the t...
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  • *The Arsonist’s Song Has Nothing To Do With Fire* by Allison Titus. Etruscan Press, $15. Reviewed by Brynne Rebele-Henry Alison Titus’s devastating debut...
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  • American Life in Poetry: Column 496 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE One of Grant Wood’s earliest paintings is of a pair of old shoes, and it hangs in the ...
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  • THE RUSTY TOQUE - RUSTY TALK: Sara Jane Strickland interviews Alex Leslie Alex Leslie on revision: “Revision is my favourite part. I print it all out. I...
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