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What Philip Roth Taught Me About Being an American Jew

What Philip Roth Taught Me About Being an American Jew

The author Philip Roth, who died on Tuesday, at his home on the Upper West Side in January.

‘Spalding Gray,’ the Color? It’s a Long Story

‘Spalding Gray,’ the Color? It’s a Long Story

Gray’s home, now painted Sherwin Williams’s ”Spalding Gray.” His widow, Kathleen Russo (with her partner David Olson) on the cottage’s porch.

A Scrappy Makeover for a Tweedy Literary Fixture

A Scrappy Makeover for a Tweedy Literary Fixture

Stig Abell, 38, the editor of the Times Literary Supplement, at the book review journal’s offices in The News Building, the London headquarters of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.

In ‘The Restless Wave,’ John McCain Says America Is Still Exceptional

In ‘The Restless Wave,’ John McCain Says America Is Still Exceptional

Then presidential candidate John McCain on the campaign trail in 2008 in Phoenix.

Brussels, E.U. Capital, Gets a Novel, Both Tart and Empathic

Brussels, E.U. Capital, Gets a Novel, Both Tart and Empathic

The Austrian author Robert Menasse in December at the Savoy Hotel in Berlin.

Researchers Uncover Two Hidden Pages in Anne Frank’s Diary

Researchers Uncover Two Hidden Pages in Anne Frank’s Diary

Anne Frank in 1942. Two pages of her diary, which had been covered by brown paper, were uncovered by researchers in Amsterdam and presented at a news conference on Tuesday.

Meet Yrsa Daley-Ward, the Bard of Instagram

Meet Yrsa Daley-Ward, the Bard of Instagram

Yrsa Daley-Ward’s fans on Instagram and Twitter see her poems as a tool for healing.

Yet Another Book Takes on Impeachment: This Time, the Case Against

Yet Another Book Takes on Impeachment: This Time, the Case Against

Alan Dershowitz, whose rapid turnaround book “The Case Against Impeaching Trump” is out on Tuesday.

Looking Back at the Economic Crash of 2008

Looking Back at the Economic Crash of 2008

The last day of 2008 at the New York Stock Exchange.

Tommy Orange’s ‘There There’ Is a New Kind of American Epic

Tommy Orange’s ‘There There’ Is a New Kind of American Epic

Tommy Orange is part of a generation of writers who are shattering old tropes and stereotypes about Native American literature, experience and identity.

Christine Lahti’s Tales of Feminism, Sex and Aging in Hollywood

Christine Lahti’s Tales of Feminism, Sex and Aging in Hollywood

The actress Christine Lahti at her home in Santa Monica, Calif.


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