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The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...

The Best Fiction of 2010
24 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

Tucked into this wide-ranging list of comics collections, retro-inspired literature and cross-overs, are glimmers of something sweet, something to temper the usual Literary Drearies we all love and appreciate. And that’s just the way it should be.


'What It Is Like to Go to War': Coming to Terms with the Warrior Culture
2 Nov 2011 // 4:59 PM

"There is a deep, savage joy in destruction, a joy beyond ego enhancement. Maybe it is loss of ego, I’m told it’s the same for religious ecstasy."


Karl Marlantes took three decades to climb his own personal 'Matterhorn'
24 Mar 2010 // 2:30 AM

SEATTLE — Karl Marlantes has had a life any striver would envy. Successful energy consultant. Father of five. Highly decorated member of the Marine Corps in

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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