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Remembering Toni Morrison (1931-2019)

IN MEMORIAM

Remembering Toni Morrison (1931-2019)

Essay by Donna Rifkind ×

Remembering the life and work of a giant of American letters, and her last novel, " the effort of a writer impatient to cast off every superfluity to expose the rage and sadness at its heart."
Master of Mazes: Remembering Gene Wolfe (1931-2019)

IN MEMORIAM

Master of Mazes: Remembering Gene Wolfe (1931-2019)

By Paul Di Filippo ×

The author of "The Fifth Head of Cerebrus" and The Book of the New Sun wasn't just a Grand Master of Science Fiction, but a literary Deadalus whose inventions continue to astound.
Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

IN MEMORIAM

Philip Roth (1933-2018): A Remembrance and a Conversation

A Conversation with James Mustich ×

Remembering the literary titan, via a conversation about the conclusion of his monumental Zuckerman saga.
The World through Words: An Appreciation of William H. Gass

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The World through Words: An Appreciation of William H. Gass

Essay by David L. Ulin ×

The late writer William Gass is remembered by many for his monumental, groundbreaking novels. David L. Ulin argues for the achievement of his nonfiction.
The Legend One Seat Over

IN MEMORIAM

The Legend One Seat Over

By David Abrams ×

David Abrams on a missed connection with a literary hero.
Pete Seeger, 1919-2014

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Pete Seeger, 1919-2014

by Bill Tipper ×

Today the world mourns the passing of musical icon Pete Seeger, the singer, songwriter and activist who spearheaded the revival of American folk music, wrote and performed...

A Reader’s Guide to Gore Vidal, 1925-2012

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A Reader’s Guide to Gore Vidal, 1925-2012

by James Mustich ×

With the news of Gore Vidal's death at 86, our editors' guide to essential reading from the novelist, essayist and provocateur.

Stars and Tennis Shoes: Ray Bradbury, 1920-2012

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Stars and Tennis Shoes: Ray Bradbury, 1920-2012

by Paul Di Filippo ×

Certainly the highest posthumous praise that can be conferred upon any writer is the assertion that his or her writing permanently altered the literary landscape for the better, opening new...

Barney Rosset, 1922-2012

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Barney Rosset, 1922-2012

Essay by Eric Banks ×

The publisher of Grove transformed American literature with courage -- and savvy.

Remembering Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)

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Remembering Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011)

by James Mustich ×

The literary world grapples with an enormous loss today:  Journalist, author, and provocateur Christopher Hitchens has died of pneumonia, arising from cancer of the...

Graeme Wood on Christopher Hitchens

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Graeme Wood on Christopher Hitchens

by Graeme Wood ×

 Atlantic contributing editor and BNR contributor Graeme Wood discusses the influence and legacy of Christopher Hitchens.

A.C.  Grayling on Christopher Hitchens

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A.C. Grayling on Christopher Hitchens

by A.C. Grayling ×

"Even those who were on the opposite side of any argument from Christopher Hitchens," writes A.C. Grayling, "were compelled to admire the sharpness, control, and extraordinary richness of his...