Larry Lockridge: Why it’s time to reassess Mary Jane Ward’s The Snake Pit
Via @Plough, @phil_christman reads Virginia Hamilton for the first time, thanks to our forthcoming Hamilton collection: "Like all the best character-driven fiction, her work is an act of open-ended empathy and negative capability"
Forthcoming: Spring 2022
F. Scott Fitzgerald, “The Lees of Happiness”
Adopt this book: American Musicals 1950–1969
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