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Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Life in Letters

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Patrick Leigh Fermor: A Life in Letters

Reviewed by Anna Mundow ×

The legendary traveler and lover of adventure was also a lively correspondent.
Silence, s’il vous plaît!

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Silence, s’il vous plaît!

By Melissa H. Pierson ×

The discovery of a cache of Marcel Proust's letters -- and a new translation by Lydia Davis -- help give us a portrait of the easily-distracted writer at work. Essay by Melissa H. Pierson.
Mary-Louise Parker: “I Just Love Directness”

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Mary-Louise Parker: “I Just Love Directness”

A Conversation with Michele Filgate ×

The award winning stage actress and star of "Weeds" talks about her first book, a set of letters to male figures real and imagined. A conversation with Michele Filgate.
The Long Voyage

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The Long Voyage

by James Mustich ×

Malcolm Cowley (1898-1989) may be one of the most important (and unheralded) literary figures of the twentieth century.  His critical track record for fostering genius and capturing the...

The Letters of John F. Kennedy

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The Letters of John F. Kennedy

by James Mustich ×

On the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, historian Martin W. Sandler compiles a telling epistolary portrait of the late President, in this revealing collection of political and...

Rub Out the Words

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Rub Out the Words

by James Mustich ×

What ideas and impulses did Beat writer William S. Burroughs explore in correspondence with pals like Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Timothy Leary, or with his son, Billy, during a...

What There Is to Say We Have Said

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What There Is to Say We Have Said

by James Mustich ×

Trace a chain of letters between one of the twentieth century's finest writers—Eudora Welty—and one of the period's best editors—William Maxwell of The New Yorker—and you'll...

Marshalling Justice

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Marshalling Justice

Reviewed by Michael O'Donnell ×

Amatchless champion of civil rights emerges from the early letters of ThurgoodMarshall.

In Tearing Haste

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In Tearing Haste

Reviewed by Robert Messenger ×

The correspondence betweenMitford sister and intrepid travel writer captures two fascinating personalitiesat work and play.

Saul Bellow: Letters

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Saul Bellow: Letters

Reviewed by James Atlas ×

Saul Bellow's life in letters,as presented in correspondence spanning eight decades, delivers a revealingportrait of the novelist and his age.

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

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Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

by James Mustich ×

This first published collection of correspondence between the two leading lights of the Beat Generation illuminates the inspirations of the legendary authors of On the Road and Howl, tracing...
The Letters of Pliny the Younger

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The Letters of Pliny the Younger

by Michael Dirda ×

The correspondence of an Roman administrator reveals the mind of the ancient world's consummate "insider."