Photos: A short tour of Walden Pond before Henry David Thoreau’s bicentennial
Watch: Two writers deliver stirring testimonials at LOA’s 35th birthday party
Library of America welcomes A. Scott Berg and Michael Bierut to new leadership roles
Seven writers, including Alexander Hamilton and Frederick Law Olmsted, enter New York State Writers Hall of Fame
The Swimmer: A prophetic modernist fable set in a fading Eden
35 years and a night to remember [Photos]
Anonymous, “Bombers Over London”
Alexander Hamilton, “Examine Well Your Heart”
Photos: New American Writers Museum in Chicago celebrates written word as a democratic medium
Eugene Lim: American classics that influenced Dear Cyborgs, mostly in pairs
Slaughterhouse-Five: Unstuck in time, but alive and affecting on screen
Sarah Orne Jewett, “Decoration Day”
Listen: New Spotify playlist gives Shake It Up a “Top 50” audio accompaniment
Shake It Up: Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar on the music writers who taught the world how to hear
Louisa May Alcott, “My Girls”
Down the Nightmare Alley: A noirish dance of shadow and light
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