Nonfiction Previews, Sept. 2013, the Last Roundup: From Mary Beard to Eileen Rockefeller

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Beard, Mary. Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations. Liveright: Norton. Sept. 2013. 320p. ISBN 9780871407160. $28.95. HISTORY Described by the New York Times as “the closest thing, if it exists, to a celebrity classics professor” in a story about her having stood up to some naysayers who abused her on the Internet, Cambridge scholar […]

Arts Reviews | November 1, 2012

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Reviews of David Foster Wallace’s Both Flesh and Not, Tim Crothers’s The Queen of Katwe, and James Rondeau and Sheena Wagstaff’s Roy Lichtenstein, plus a full list of arts and humanities reviews from the Nov. 1 issue.

The Art of the Essay | Reader’s Shelf | October 1, 2012

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Essay collections covering “a wide range of subjects and concerns.”

Essay Collection Reviews, September 1, 2012

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Reviews of Daniel Mendelsohn’s Waiting for the Barbarians and Davy Rothbart’s My Heart Is an Idiot.

Barbara’s Picks: November 2012, Pt. 2: Roberto Bola√±o and David Foster Wallace

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Barbara’s Picks: November 2012, Pt. 2: Roberto Bola√±o and David Foster Wallace

Nonfiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 3: All in the Family, plus Bill and Hillary

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Nonfiction Previews, September 2012, Pt. 3: All in the Family, plus Bill and Hillary

Wyatt’s World: Essays for Idiosyncratic Exploration

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Wyatt’s World: Essays for Idiosyncratic Exploration

Nonfiction Previews, August 2012, Pt. 4: Nicholson Baker and the Caliph of Baghdad

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Nonfiction Previews, August 2012, Pt. 4: Nicholson Baker and the Caliph of Baghdad

Nonfiction Previews, Aug. 2012, Pt. 2: A Memoir from Hope Solo, Essays from Neal Stephenson

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Nonfiction Previews, Aug. 2012, Pt. 2: A Memoir from Hope Solo, Essays from Neal Stephenson

Art Shorts, November 15, 2011

Art Shorts, November 15, 2011