Laura Dassow Walls: “We have misread Thoreau, tragically”
James Baldwin: Some degrees of separation
Geoffrey C. Ward on Reporting Vietnam: “An astonishingly polished first draft of history”
Ken Burns cites LOA’s Reporting Vietnam as “go-to source” for his new film
The Goodbye Look: The “most unusual story” that brought Ross Macdonald mainstream success
Photos: Library of America goes on the road to Brooklyn Book Festival
Free promotions, book signing with Jonathan Lethem highlight LOA debut at the Brooklyn Book Festival
Remembering John Ashbery: Writers pay tribute
Around the corner from the revolution: Ursula K. Le Guin’s Hainish stories
Rejecting Claude McKay: An author’s lost, and last, novel
Cautionary tale as catharsis in Ross Macdonald’s The Instant Enemy
Morgan Library exhibition on Henry James beautifully reveals how “the arts are one”
Library of America announces new leadership in its thirty–fifth year
Gatsby as noir: The genesis of Ross Macdonald’s Black Money
Free copies of The Essential Hamilton available for U.S. high school teachers
Museum exhibition presents Thoreau’s journal as a monument to the examined life
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