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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).

  • FictionJune 21, 2007

    The Improbable Moralist

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

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  • BiographyNovember 17, 2005

    Agee’s Gospel

    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.

    Phillip Lopate

  • CitiesNovember 13, 2003

    New York State of Mind

    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

    Phillip Lopate