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Lydia Kiesling on Bureaucracy, California, and Motherhood
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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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What Philosophy Can Teach Us About Trump’s America—and What It Can’t
A Crime Writer Interrogates Her Love of Raymond Chandler in the #MeToo Era
Rereading Donald Hall’s Beautiful Children’s Book in a Time of Turmoil
David Lynch Might Be the Single Person Least Able to Explain David Lynch
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