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Two Women’s Modern Odyssey

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Two Women’s Modern Odyssey

by Jessa Crispin ×

How two American women, Sylvia Beach and Margaret Anderson, helped row James Joyce’s Ulysses to shore.

The Invisible Bridge

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The Invisible Bridge

by James Mustich ×

Julie Orringer fulfills the promise of her acclaimed short story collection, How to Breathe Underwater, in her first novel, a love story set in Paris, Italy, and Hungary before and during...
Blonde Bombshell

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Blonde Bombshell

Reviewed by Paul Di Filippo ×

Highly evolved alien dogs, a beautiful businesswoman, and a spy named Mark Twain figure in a delirious science-fiction farce.

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Friends Forever

by Bill Tipper ×

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June Weddings — I

by Daniel Menaker ×

Happy Bloomsday

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Happy Bloomsday

by Steve King ×

June 16: Today is Bloomsday, Dublin and the literary world's most celebrated event, commemorating the day on which Ulysses takes place, itself a commemoration by James Joyce of the...
Imperial Bedrooms

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Imperial Bedrooms

Reviewed by Molly Young ×

The author revisits the characters of his debut novel, Less Than Zero, in a Los Angeles haunted by dread.

Hunting Eichmann

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Hunting Eichmann

by James Mustich ×

Now in paperback: Neal Bascombe's authoritative account of Adolf Eichmann's escape from Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, and of the world-wide hunt—led by concentration camp survivor...
Al & Tipper Split

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Al & Tipper Split

by Adam Hanft ×

In the ooze and tangle of grand news like gushing oil and the precarious state of the European piggy bank, the story of Al and Tipper Gore’s separation has captured us with a surprising...

Dreamers of a New Day

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Dreamers of a New Day

Reviewed by J. Gabriel Boylan ×

A new look at the pioneers of women's rights, from Emma Goldman to Ida Tarbell, and their lasting legacy.

Absence of Mind

Reviews & Essays

Absence of Mind

Reviewed by Thomas DePietro ×

In a challenging work, the novelist tangles atheists and Darwinians to celebrate to the inner life and the expansive self.

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World Cup Flag Facts

by Bruce McCall ×