Each year more than 150,000 Americans kill themselves, either intentionally by suicide, or by drug overdoses where it’s hard to know what was intended, or by alcohol-triggered liver disease. Anne Case and Angus Deaton were among the first to identify this alarming trend and they…
The commitment to the free exchange of ideas, a high principle at Malaprop’s, was thrown into high relief when North Carolina passed HB 2 and writers a…
Ann Kjellberg
When Emöke B’Racz, then a poet and traveler with a long-running yearning to open a bookstore, arrived in Asheville, North Carolina in 1982, one in ever…
Ann Kjellberg
Buy this book in bulk. Give it as the perfect present. But—and this is my argument—don’t isolate the lyrics from their theatrical roots by calling them…
Ann Kjellberg
Sondheim gave me a vocabulary for the self I wanted to be. He’s continued underscoring my life these many years. I look at this Everyman book and wonde…
Ann Kjellberg
I started to write for a living before I knew how to write, so I did what came easiest—I wrote lists. 
Ann Kjellberg
for helping us welcome readers—surrounded as they are with a buzzing world of digital information, driven by toxic internal incentives toward superfici…
Ann Kjellberg
John Ruskin famously disdained those who would waste time socializing, when staying home and reading great literature is so much the wiser use of our t…
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