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Ralph Lemon’s Come Home Charley Patton
How did everything a writer had known and loved come violently apart?
For the novelist James Lasdun, being stalked online is like “swallowing a cup of poison every morning.”
A Russian novelist’s fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.
Joseph Anton is a tale of betrayals: of free speech, communities, religion, marriages, personal convictions, friends.
My Tante Rezia was a patron of the arts, one of those silent supporters that every family, every artist, has and needs but rarely acknowledges.
The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard.
Oblivion re-creates the life of one of the many innocent victims of the Colombian conflict.
In his memoir, The Patagonian Hare, the Shoah director’s life upstages his masterwork.
Anthony Shadid was an exceedingly rare reporter in the thinning ranks of American journalism.