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Letters: ‘The Letters of Robert Frost’

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 11:12
Readers respond to recent reviews of “The Letters of Robert Frost,” Aharon Appelfeld’s “Suddenly, Love” and more.

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‘Uncertain Justice’ and ‘Scalia’

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:49
The judicial philosophy of originalism, pioneered by Antonin Scalia, has become a hallmark of the Roberts court.

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‘Our Declaration,’ by Danielle Allen

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:31
A political theorist scrutinizes the Declaration of Independence, and see it as a clarion call for equality.

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Lynne Cheney: By the Book

Wed, 07/02/2014 - 09:30
The author of “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered” says the last book to make her cry was Shel Silverstein’s “The Giving Tree”: “I have to steel myself before I read it to my grandchildren.”

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ArtsBeat: Orwell Birthplace in India to Become a Museum

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 16:00
The bungalo where George Orwell was born, in what is now Motihari, India, is being restored.

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Bookends: Are Categories Like Immigrant Fiction and ‘New American’ Fiction Valid or Worthwhile?

Tue, 07/01/2014 - 09:00
Pankaj Mishra and Francine Prose discuss whether categories like immigrant fiction are useful or meaningful labels.

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ArtsBeat: France Gives Cold Shoulder to Amazon

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 14:17
The French Senate has passed legislation, nicknamed the anti-Amazon law, designed to protect local bookstores.
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‘The Devil’s Snake Curve,’ by Josh Ostergaard

Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:37
A nonlinear look at 150 years of baseball history, with an eye to the social, cultural and political forces behind the game.

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