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  • October 7, 2014

    Shelf Life

    How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?

    Peter C. Baker

  • September 16, 2014

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    The secret history of invisible ink.

    Peter C. Baker

  • August 12, 2014

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    Trevor Winkfield is a connoisseur of the original, spare and strange.

    Barry Schwabsky

  • July 2, 2014

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    Nadifa Mohamed’s The Orchard of Lost Souls is a haunting and powerful novel.

    Aaron Thier

  • April 8, 2014

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    How the literary critic Paul de Man turned evasiveness into authority.

    David Mikics

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  • March 26, 2014

    Shelf Life: On Molly Antopol

    The short stories in The UnAmericans are studies of effusive remoteness and meandering revolution.

    Hannah Gold

  • March 18, 2014

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    Dave Eggers’s The Circle; Richard Powers’s Orfeo

    Aaron Thier

  • March 11, 2014

    Shelf Life: Hal Hartley’s Unbelievable Truths

    The Unbelievable Truth, Trust, The Book of Life, The Girl from Monday and Meanwhile

    Akiva Gottlieb

  • November 19, 2013

    Shelf Life

    Ben Urwand’s The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler.

    Akiva Gottlieb

  • October 30, 2013

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    Emily Brady’s Humboldt explains why the legalization of pot could cause the biggest economic bust in California’s history.

    Kate Murphy

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