Articles tagged with literature

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Vivian Gornick

What makes biography good?

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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.

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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.

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Merve Emre

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

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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.

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Margaret Atwood Junot Díaz

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

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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.

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William Waddell

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