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“My writing has drawn, out of a reluctant soul, a measure of astonishment at the nature of life. . . . I wanted my writing to be as good as it must be, and on the whole I think it is. I would write a book, or a short story, at least three times—once to understand it, the second time to improve the prose, and a third to compel it to say what it still must say.”—Bernard Malamud

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“With the deft mastery we have come to expect from him, Harold Holzer compiles a vivid, riveting, and at times profoundly moving narrative of the immediate reaction to perhaps the greatest cataclysm in American history, and of the sudden and unexpected need to come to terms with the death of the complicated man at the center of it, Abraham Lincoln.”—Ken Burns, director of The Civil War and The Roosevelts

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Flannery O’Connor: Collected Works
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