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‘The Dying Grass,’ by William T. Vollmann

8 hours 52 min ago
William T. Vollmann’s novel looks to the 1870s as westward expansion ignites the Nez Percé War.









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Bookends: Who Should Be Kicked Out of the Canon?

July 28, 2015 - 4:00am
James Parker and Francine Prose discuss which writers should be ejected from the literary canon.









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‘The Conservative Heart,’ by Arthur C. Brooks

July 28, 2015 - 1:00am
Arthur C. Brooks says Republicans should revise their rhetoric and speak in moral terms.









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‘Nagasaki: Life After Nuclear War,’ by Susan Southard

July 28, 2015 - 1:00am
What happened in Nagasaki after the second atomic bomb.









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‘The Complete Stories,’ by Clarice Lispector

July 27, 2015 - 1:00am
Clarice Lispector’s “Complete Stories” is proof that she was one of the true originals of Latin American literature.









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‘Let Me Tell You,’ by Shirley Jackson

July 27, 2015 - 1:00am
A new collection of work by Shirley Jackson includes short stories, humorous bits of family memoir, and essays and talks, many of them in print for the first time.









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