New animated film honors Edward Field, WWII veteran and a hero on several fronts
“If a book doesn’t have *form*, then damn, it ain’t no novel.” We mourn the passing of Ernest J. Gaines, 1933–2019, author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and several other indelible works.
Thomas Jefferson’s Education: Alan Taylor on the troubled origins of “Mr. Jefferson’s University”
The Ursula K. Le Guin–Harold Bloom connection, and other news for Le Guin’s 90th birthday
Harold Bloom’s The American Canon: “He is speaking directly to you about his passions”
Kate Bolick: “Feminism is common sense,” and other truths from Little Women
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