Forthcoming: Summer and Fall 2021
Robert W. Trogdon on Ernest Hemingway’s Paris years, “a magical time for modern literature”
Remembering Bernard Bailyn
Roads not taken: Andrew H. Miller discusses On Not Being Someone Else
LOA Live: Peanuts at 70
William Wells Brown, “Ira Aldridge”
The Genius of Hemingway
Mark Twain, “The £1,000,000 Bank-Note"
Rollin Lynde Hartt, “Melodrama”
Ron Hansen on the Western, a “distinctly American mythology”
Washington Irving, “The Poor Devil Author”
Thomas E. Ricks: My immersion in Library of America’s editions
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life
Ruth Franklin on the novels of Shirley Jackson: “She never did the same thing twice”
Stephen Crane, “The Black Dog”
Nicholas Lemann: What a functioning democracy would look like
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