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Everything Was Fake: 'Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris'

Everything Was Fake: 'Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris'

By Hans Rollman

19 Jul 2017 // 2:00 AM

In the wake of the 'Terrible Year', Flaubert railed against the "stupidity" of his fellow citizens. Are we any smarter 150 years later?...

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Our Times of Political Turmoil and Upheaval Call for Grace Paley's Astute Criticism

By Christopher John Stephens

18 Jul 2017 // 2:00 AM

A Grace Paley Reader is a powerful, captivating, and extremely relevant survey of Paley’s work from the field. It's a fine example of the personal as political....

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Midwestern 'Weirdness' Inspires Neil Gaiman's 'American Gods'>

Neil Gaiman’s American Gods tackles earth-rumbling concepts -- faith, mortality, media obsession -- but his acclaimed novel is rooted in the relative quiet of the Midwest....

Alec Baldwin Reflects on His Life, Career in Witty Memoir 'Nevertheless'>

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