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On Reza Aslan’s Tablet and Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East.
Jean Rhys wrote about women who tangled with class and sexuality on their own terms.
Over a decade ago, in his novel The Ax, Donald E. Westlake captured the ruthlessness and anomie of economic Darwinism.
Published fifty years ago, Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart mounted a literary rebellion against the everyday amalgamations and condescension that treat Africa as an undifferentiated wasteland.
With the help of a collector, Sonny Rollins has taken the curating of his career in a new direction.
An exhibit of New Yorker cartoons at the Morgan Library shows that, for the rich, America itself is enemy territory.
What legacy did Harold Pinter leave behind?
Nimrod Workman's craggy ballads of Mingo County coal country.
The hottest titles exorcise ghosts from our political past.