Harold Bloom’s The American Canon: “He is speaking directly to you about his passions”
Thomas Jefferson’s Education: Alan Taylor on the troubled origins of “Mr. Jefferson’s University”
Lenny Kaye, “The Best of Acapella”
The Ursula K. Le Guin–Harold Bloom connection, and other news for Le Guin’s 90th birthday
Lafcadio Hearn, “Yuki-Onna”
He “lived and breathed literature”—Library of America remembers Harold Bloom, 1930–2019
Larry Merchant, “Poetry in Motion”
New animated film honors Edward Field, WWII veteran and a hero on several fronts
Kate Bolick: “Feminism is common sense,” and other truths from Little Women
Nancy Hale, “The Earliest Dreams”
Frances Hodgson Burnett, “My Robin”
March Sisters, Walt Whitman, and the Peanuts gang draw LOA fans at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival
All Hale! A chorus of critical praise greets an overlooked master
Listen: Lauren Groff introduces the “wickedly smart” Nancy Hale
A. I. Root, “The First Successful Trip of an Airship”
Meet LOA, and join the fun, at the 2019 Brooklyn Book Festival
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