Articles tagged with literature

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Vivian Gornick

What makes biography good?

Peter Ross

From invading Afghanistan to dismantling Confederate monuments, George Orwell has been pressed into the service of all sorts of causes. But the real Orwell remains unknown.

John Crowley

On this day, the Crows of the region joined the history of People, and their own history began.

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Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz introduces Global Dystopias.

Merve Emre

The personal essay is not dead, but has it traded politics for style?

John Tinnell

Walden is often championed as an anti-technology manifesto. But this misses the value Thoreau found in conversations spread across vast spans of time and distance.

Margaret Atwood Junot Díaz

Junot Díaz interviews Margaret Atwood about The Handmaid's Tale, political dystopias, and Drake.

Marta Figlerowicz

A new generation of young Polish novelists has turned to dystopia to express Poland's cultural and economic contradictions.

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Boston Review

New poetry from Chen Chen, Jennifer Kronovet, Jennifer Scappettone, Alli Warren, and Andrew Wessels.

William Waddell

Susan Stewart's new poetry collection questions the power and potential of her own art.