Remembering “the Proteus of American poets,” W. S. Merwin, 1927–2019
Sarah Pinsker: Octavia Butler, Woody Guthrie, and other classics that inspired my debut
Mary H. Myers, “Carlotta, the Lady Aeronaut”
Always Coming Home: The Ursula K. Le Guin book that breaks the novel form “wide open”
Gabrielle Bellot: James Baldwin as “a prophet of love” in If Beale Street Could Talk
Ring Lardner, “Some Like Them Cold”
Ann Petry, “Harlem”
Revisiting Portnoy’s complaints, 50 years later, with Bernard Avishai
Theodore Roosevelt, “A Very Sad Thing”
Join us! Library of America calls for summer 2019 interns
Library of America honored with Los Angeles Times Innovator’s Award for bringing cultural heritage “into the future”
Carol Emshwiller, “Pelt”
The power of Ann Petry: “the issues . . . she faces resonate with our times”
Kate Chopin, “Ozème’s Holiday”
Dorothy Parker, “The Jest”
New exhibitions humanize three twentieth century writers
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