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November

Diary: Spencer Reece, Reading Hopkins

Notebook: Happy Holidays, buy local!

Review: Katy Simpson Smith on the wartime letters of General and Mrs. Grant

Review: April Bernard on Angela Carter

Diary: Kathryn Davis, On Walking

Review: Meghan O’Gieblyn on Barbara Kingsolver’s “Unsheltered”

Notebook: November 5, 2018

Announcing Our November Partner Bookseller: Left Bank Books in St. Louis!

October

Diary: Patricia Storace, Idella’s Crisp Biscuits, a Florida recipe

Review: Elliot Reed on Rachel Kushner’s “The Mars Room”

Review: Anakana Schofield on Jorge Carrión’s “Bookshops: A Reader’s History”

Review: Charles Simic, What is a prose poem?

Notebook: Great American Read-a-long

Review: Jesse Donaldson on Foxfire’s Appalachia

Review: Ruth Franklin on Susan Orlean’s “The Library Book”

Review: Christopher Benfey on hunting in America

Diary: Meghan O’Gieblyn, On Writing the Midwest

Review: Christian Caryl on Jeffrey Lewis’s new Doomsday

Notebook: Meet the Small Presses

September

Review: Jane Katch on Mr. Rogers

Review: Glyn Maxwell on Edward Lear

Notebook: September 24, 2018

Review: Irena Grudzińska Gross on the Polish national novel, Pan Tadeusz

Review: Edward Mendelson on the history of Protestantism

Diary: Octavio Solis, Saturdays in Juárez

Review: Robert Block on Chasing New Horizons

Review: Natalie Angier on Eugenia Cheng

Notebook: September 4, 2018

Review: Padgett Powell on William Trevor, a postscript

March

Coming soon

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