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Frederick Douglass, “The Work Before Us”
Wendell Berry, “Fly Away, Breath”
Willa Cather, “Roll Call on the Prairies”
Alexia Arthurs: Jamaica Kincaid’s lesson in “doing and being and desiring without permission”
Charles W. Chesnutt, “White Weeds”
Free copies of American Speeches now available for U.S. high school teachers
Local students visit LOA to learn about a new “Wrinkle” in a beloved classic
Forthcoming from Library of America: Spring 2019
Megan Abbott, Jonathan Lethem, and other writers pay tribute to Philip Roth
Terrence Rafferty: Elmore Leonard’s West is “an idea of the West”
Every generation, My Fair Lady invites us back to the ball
Floyd Gibbons, “Wounded—How It Feels to Be Shot”
Library of America’s Max Rudin: Philip Roth, native son
Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Great Carbuncle”
Library of America mourns the death of Philip Roth, 1933–2018
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