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Anne Trubek is Chair of Rhetoric and Composition at Oberlin College and the author of A Skeptic's Guide To Writers' Houses.

Andrew Keen: "The Cult of the Social"

Interviews

Andrew Keen: "The Cult of the Social"

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The author of Digital Vertigo sees the future in status updates, and it isn't a rosy one.

Going Solo

Reviews & Essays

Going Solo

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The surprising appeal of living alone.

No One Is Here Except All of Us

Reviews & Essays

No One Is Here Except All of Us

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As war looms, a Romanian village chooses to reimagine the world.

Now You See It

Reviews & Essays

Now You See It

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What the science of attention can tell us about the world, and what we're likely missing.

Turn Right at Machu Picchu

Reviews & Essays

Turn Right at Machu Picchu

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A modern exploration of the mysterious Incan city, and the history of its rediscovery.

In The Basement of the Ivory Tower

Reviews & Essays

In The Basement of the Ivory Tower

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One of America's adjunctarmy gives voice to the concerns from the academic front lines.

The Late American Novel

Reviews & Essays

The Late American Novel

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A new generation ofliterati weighs in on the destiny of fiction in the digital age.

Jack London’s Final Plot

Reviews & Essays

Jack London’s Final Plot

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 The author's dream house,and a bid for immortality beyond the page.

The Finkler Question

Reviews & Essays

The Finkler Question

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This year's Booker Prize winner is a  talkative, masterful comedy that delights and disturbs.

The Great Divorce

Reviews & Essays

The Great Divorce

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The true story of one mother's crusade to reclaim her children sheds light on the history of a famous religious sect, and women's struggle for legal rights.

Lonelyhearts

Reviews & Essays

Lonelyhearts

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A new dual biography focuses on the lives and times of Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney.
Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife

Reviews & Essays

Anne Frank: The Book, the Life, the Afterlife

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Looking past the icon to find the writer.