Sarah Weinman on Women Crime Writers: “They had their own stories to tell . . . in distinct, sometimes ruthless ways”
Haunting, powerful, passionate: Martin Scorsese’s The Age of Innocence
“A Pair of Silk Stockings,” Kate Chopin
“Nature Near Home,” John Burroughs
Reinhold Niebuhr, Barack Obama, and the sense of a reality that “judges yet forgives”
Rediscovered: The “audacious,” “charming,” “fully alive” late memoirs of Henry James
“Writing a War Story,” Edith Wharton
Michael Mann’s The Last of the Mohicans
“Ordeal in Levittown,” David B. Bittan
Fifty years on, Fiddler on the Roof isn’t just a Jewish thing
Dismiss Kurt Vonnegut’s “modest, winking profundity” at your own peril, says Ron Currie, Jr.
“Never Bet the Devil Your Head,” Edgar Allan Poe
Arthur Miller at 100: a “loving embrace of humanity’s frailties”
Stephen Colbert’s two-minute Moby-Dick lesson is a real roller-coaster ride
Library of America’s Top 10 Story of the Week Selections of 2015
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