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When the University of Nebraska Press sent my review copy of the
Selected Short Stories of Weldon Kees with a note asking that I
please accept the book with the compliments of the author
We must contain terror and protect its victims through extending human rights law.
Any fan who over the years has attended a baseball game at Boston's
Fenway Park notices how few African-Americans are in the stands.
This book makes a good case for racism--the word, not the ideology. What
necessitated a defense?
Nothing is more galling to scientists than outsiders questioning their
A few months ago, novelist Alan Furst, in one of those New York
Times "Writers on Writing" pieces, told how, on a magazine
assignment to the Soviet Union back in 1983, he suddenly discov
Near the end of Jazz Modernism, Alfred Appel Jr.
Although he does not record CDs, Robin Kelley may well be the hippest
intellectual in the land. There is plenty of substance to ground the
In 1967 the world-renowned if somewhat Dickensianly named sexologist
John Money was offered a case he couldn't refuse.
A few years ago, an intellectual historian uncovered the story of Betty
Friedan's formative years as a Popular Front journalist and activist in