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Charles Taylor

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Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York.


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The life and unvarnished style of Barbara Stanwyck.

In The Expendable Man, the story of an innocent under suspicion is given a racial twist.

From the grassy knoll; democracy is coming to town; phenotype in the pea patch; acclaim suduko frenzy without you, I hear

In 11/22/63, Stephen King conveys the horrors of American exceptionalism.

Mark David Chapman was carrying a copy of The Catcher in the Rye when he shot John Lennon. The murder was a collision of cultures.

In Nightmare Alley, whoever you are, you can always depend on the cruelty of strangers.

With his plain, weather-beaten prose, Don Carpenter was a good enough novelist not to have to prove it.

Over a decade ago, in his novel The Ax, Donald E. Westlake captured the ruthlessness and anomie of economic Darwinism.

An exhibit of New Yorker cartoons at the Morgan Library shows that, for the rich, America itself is enemy territory.