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Binstead’s Safari and Mrs. Caliban

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Binstead’s Safari and Mrs. Caliban

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

Two reissued novels by the British writer Rachel Ingalls give readers a fresh introduction to a darkly funny world.
A Beach Trip to the Shivering Sands: Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”

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A Beach Trip to the Shivering Sands: Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”

Essay by Michael Dirda ×

Wilkie Collins's masterpiece of detective fiction turns 150 -- and still provides thrills, writes Michael Dirda.
Berlin Alexanderplatz

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Berlin Alexanderplatz

Reviewed by Christopher Byrd ×

Why Alfred Döblin's portrait of a restive German capital between the wars speaks urgently today.
At War with a Story: The Uncanny Fiction of Barbara Comyns

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At War with a Story: The Uncanny Fiction of Barbara Comyns

Essay by Tobias Carroll ×

In her most unsettling works of fiction, Barbara Comyns took fairy tales in strange and revealing new directions.
Lamplight Voyage: the Magic of Jules Verne

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Lamplight Voyage: the Magic of Jules Verne

Essay by Michael Dirda ×

Michael Dirda on why the lure of adventure in Jules Verne's greatest works -- whether under the sea or above the clouds -- remains undimmed.
In a Lonely Place

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In a Lonely Place

Reviewed by Charles Taylor ×

A new edition of Dorothy Hughes's classic work of crime fiction paints a portrait of an all-too-human monster. Essay by Charles Taylor....
Mary McCarthy, Natural Rebel

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Mary McCarthy, Natural Rebel

By Melissa H. Pierson ×

The genius of Mary McCarthy's fiction, writes Melissa H. Pierson, is that she let no one off the hook....
Stiffed, Again

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Stiffed, Again

Essay by Michelle Dean ×

Michelle Dean on what Susan Faludi's study of masculinity and resentment can tell us about our current moment....
Valley of the Dolls: 50th Anniversary Edition

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Valley of the Dolls: 50th Anniversary Edition

Reviewed by Charles Taylor ×

Charles Taylor looks back at Jacqueline Susann's controversial bestseller on the occasion of its 50th birthday.
Tanner 2016

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Tanner 2016

By Janet Steen ×

How Robert Altman foretold an era when political reality and entertainment would converge. By Janet Steen.
Grand Hotel

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Grand Hotel

Reviewed by Liesl Schillinger ×

Intrigue! Romance! Despair! Room Service! Liesl Schillinger reads a new edition of the novel that inspired a film genre.
The Last Samurai

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The Last Samurai

Reviewed by Paul La Farge ×

Paul La Farge revisit's Helen DeWitt's novel in which intellectual playfulness is at the core of a boy's education....