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Rebecca McCarthy | Longreads | October 2018 | 13 minutes (3,497 words) The Strand is the largest and most divisive of New York City's independent bookstores. For its customers, it's a literary landmark, a convenient public bathroom in Union Square…
The Paris Review
– Nov 14, 10:00 AM
I had met him about twenty years before, when I accompanied a friend to the Berkeley campus of the University of California, where she had been invited to teach at a weeklong writers' conference and Michaels, the conference organizer, was on the…
The book I am currently reading I'm rereading Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis, because I wanted to experience an early version of the soulless, materialist, striving and pompous American. I'm also reading In the Flow by Boris Groys, a fascinating book of…
The New York Times
– Nov 15, 8:17 AM
The villains in Megan Abbott's twisted crime novels are often combative, hypercompetitive women and girls: elite cheerleaders; perfectionist gymnasts and their drill-sergeant moms; a cunning crime boss and her back-stabbing, power-hungry underling.
By Carol E. Lee, Julia Ainsley and Courtney Kube WASHINGTON — The White House is looking for ways to remove an enemy of Turkish President Recep Erdogan from the U.S. in order to placate Turkey over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi…