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A Calm, Knowledgeable Book on the Heated Subject of Identity and Why It Matters
Read Knausgaard From First Word to Last and He Will Change You
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A Terrific Chronicle of the Past, Present, and Future of Jazz
Lydia Kiesling on Bureaucracy, California, and Motherhood
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Stop Complaining That Being Online Keeps You From Reading Books! Instead, Read a Book.
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Finding the Laughs in the Decline of the Humanities
The Impossible Legacy of V.S. Naipaul
Megan Abbott’s New Teenage-Friendship Novel Is Really a Horror Story About Female Rage
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