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Phillip Lopate

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Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is the author of Waterfront: A Journey Around Manhattan (Anchor) and editor of the anthology American Film Critics: From the Silents Until Now (Library of America).

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Leonard Michaels's fiction captured his evolution from sex-obsessed misogyny to self-identified moralism.

Two new volumes in the Library of America series present the life
and work of James Agee, whose flashes of greatness as an essayist,
screenwriter, novelist and Nation film reviewer have
secured his place in the American literary canon.

After two elegantly written, consistently engaging, critically praised,
ambitious if not entirely satisfying novels, the prodigiously gifted
Colson Whitehead has given the reading public every