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Bookends: What Makes the Russian Literature of the 19th Century So Distinctive?

7 hours 47 min ago
Francine Prose and Benjamin Moser discuss the great Russian writers and their approach to the human heart and soul.

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ArtsBeat: Neal Cassady’s Famous Lost Letter to Jack Kerouac to Be Auctioned

November 24, 2014 - 2:28pm
A 16,000-word letter that inspired Kerouac to rewrite “On the Road” has been found, and will be sold at auction in December.

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ArtsBeat: A 19th-Century-Style ‘Christmas Carol’ on the Upper East Side

November 24, 2014 - 8:52am
A new performance of the Dickens Christmas classic recreates a 19th-century-style salon performance.

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‘Embattled Rebel,’ by James M. McPherson

November 24, 2014 - 7:36am
James M. McPherson reconsiders Jefferson Davis, the Confederate president and military commander.

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ArtsBeat: Book Review Podcast: ‘Deep Down Dark’

November 22, 2014 - 7:02pm
Héctor Tobar discusses “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free.”

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