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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses her new novel, Americanah—a love story that delves into the complexities of race with humor and empathy.
Kiese Laymon's Novel Explores the Messy Complexity of Race in America
Fitzgerald's novel is overrated, but the new film version deserves more credit than it has received.
Alan A. Stone
We at BR want to congratulate NoViolet Bulawayo, whose newly released debut novel We Need New
'He wanted to forget the brutalities he’d seen, start a vineyard, a winery. The shiraz seemed an appropriate place to start.'
E. Lily Yu
Paul Goodman was thinking globally and acting locally before it became a slogan.
How do we separate David Foster Wallace the person from DFW the icon?
Writers of the Gilded Age unsettled the comfortable relations between failure and poverty, wealth and success.
Adults Should Read Joan Aiken's Wolves.
It’s become something of a joke: when you reach for a Michel Houellebecq novel, you brace yourself.
Remembering Ray Bradbury (1920–2012)
Julian Barnes asks: How much of what we think makes us special is only a trick of memory?
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Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
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