Purple Noon: A superior take on The Talented Mr. Ripley
Mark Twain, “A Presidential Candidate”
Norman Manea, “Barney Greengrass”
Ursula K. Le Guin, “the emissary from Orsinia,” crosses borders and challenges expectations
The Incredible Shrinking Man: A cinematic nightmare both all-American and Kafka-esque
Happy trails: Library of America co-stars in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton signoff
Karl Kroeber, “Sisters and Science Fiction”
Love amid the treetops: the lyrical abandon of Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O’Sullivan’s Tarzan and Jane
Lafcadio Hearn, “The Soul of the Great Bell”
Paul Goodman, “The Young Pacifist”
Tim Page: The blunt, bracing, witty, still-relevant “bomb thrower” Virgil Thomson
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s stark, unheeded “Warning” on slavery
Funding now available to explore America’s role in WWI and its relevance 100 years later
Story of the Week: Red Smith, “I’m the Greatest”
Gleaming surfaces and twisted depths: Laura’s mirror-world of wayward desire
Charles W. Chesnutt, “The Kiss”
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