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Jennifer Egan

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Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan's most recent novel is Look at Me (Anchor). She has just begun a Mel and Lois Tuckman Fellowship at the New York Public Library's Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers.

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In American Dream, his masterful new book about welfare reform, Jason DeParle brings together two groups of people who rarely seem to meet: welfare policy-makers and welfare recipients.

Our nation's two-decade spree of building prisons and sentencing even nonviolent criminals to long spells inside them has produced a staggering number of incarcerated people in America--more than

With each last reverberation from the world of 1960s and '70s
radicalism--the recent parole of Kathy Boudin, for example, a member of
the Weather Underground who served twenty-two years in pris