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Breaking the Male Code: William Giraldi’s “The Hero’s Body”

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As Trump nears the bully pulpit, Giraldi cracks the international code of the human male.

George W. Bush Has Ruined Art

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A book of W's paintings is coming; don't artwash his miserable legacy.

How to Confront a Generation That Doesn’t Like Books?

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We need to reconsider what it means to read and what we value about the act of reading.

A Literary Melting Pot Celebrates Five Years

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The independent bookstore isn't dead. It has evolved.

Sinclair Lewis, Donald Trump: Yes, It Can Happen Here

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A provocative 1935 novel as a cautionary tale for the 2016 election.

The Book as We Know It Is Dead. Here’s Why.

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The thing that we typically call a book is a relatively new phenomenon.

An Open Letter (Regarding Letters)

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If the letter did so much to birth modern literature, where has it gone, and is it ever coming back?

Genres Ripe for Women of Color Protagonists

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Maybe one day we'll see a woman of color in the "Star Trek" captain's chair.

Re-Reading Tocqueville, America’s Prophet

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A re-reading of Tocqueville should be catnip for politicos across the political spectrum.

Bada Bing, Bada Boom: “Goodfellas” Turns 25

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Who needs the sacred when the profane is this much fun?

Dearest, Loveliest Adaptation!

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The BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice was a watershed event for Jane Austen in popular culture.

Founding Visions: Is Flux the New Barter Theater?

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In 1933, the Barter Theatre allowed people to trade food for tickets. What about today?

Theater Artists Must Be Prophets (and an Announcement)

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Contemporary theater should "cut through the numbness, to penetrate the self-deception.”

Writing Literature, Inventing History

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It is because of history—not in spite of it—that we attach ourselves so intrinsically to fiction.

Atticus Finch Is As Atticus Finch Was

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Can readers can grapple with nuance?

JK Rowling and the Never-Ending Story

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Harry Potter isn’t just a book series anymore--it’s a brand.

The Strong Female Character(s) of Robin Epstein

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"I just went with it, threw myself out there."

A Playwright Called Vanda

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Part novel, part old-time radio program, part play, part nightclub entertainment.

No Country for Female Narratives

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When we choose to tell another person’s story, we make it part of our own narrative.
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Herman Cain (and Republicans Unable)

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And then there was Jerry Falwell, Jr., with his open pants, evangelical FUPA and his hands veering into prime side-boob territory with -- hey, doesn't she have a name?