Every generation, My Fair Lady invites us back to the ball
Floyd Gibbons, “Wounded—How It Feels to Be Shot”
Library of America’s Max Rudin: Philip Roth, native son
Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Great Carbuncle”
Library of America mourns the death of Philip Roth, 1933–2018
Sarah Orne Jewett, “The Town Poor”
Nick Offerman: Wendell Berry’s works are a multi-plattered feast
Remembering Tom Wolfe, New Journalism pioneer and champion of literary realism, 1930–2018
Albert Murray, “Manifest Destiny U.S.A.”
The novels and poetry of Albert Murray: “He is beyond category”
Flashback: When Elmore Leonard, a “rising young writer of Western novels,” debuted (sort of) in The New Yorker
New biography of Madeleine L’Engle by her granddaughters is a “journey of becoming”
Radio special hosted by Meryl Streep honors women who forever changed American poetry
Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, the “iconic piece of literature” that changed the way we think of the world
Thornton Wilder, “The Angel That Troubled the Waters”
Kate Chopin, “Her Letters”
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