Uncle Gunnar Really, Really Didn’t Like Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle
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Is A People’s History of the United States Any Better for Students Than the Biased Textbooks It Replaces?
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
Bob Woodward’s New Book Presents Trump Staffers as Our Last Line of Defense. We’re Doomed.
A Terrific Chronicle of the Past, Present, and Future of Jazz
Lydia Kiesling on Bureaucracy, California, and Motherhood
Literature Ignores the Lives of New Mothers. The Golden State Changes That.
The Little Stranger Shows How Hard It Is to Make a Literary Ghost Story Creepy On-Screen
The Movie of The Bookshop Leaves Out the Ghost—and Penelope Fitzgerald’s Coal-Black Genius
Writing About Dogs Is Empathetic and Curious—So It’s Unsurprising Karl Ove Knausgaard Isn’t Interested
If Jane Jacobs Co-Wrote Blazing Saddles, It Would Be Like This Book
Stop Complaining That Being Online Keeps You From Reading Books! Instead, Read a Book.
An Expert Explains How the Terrible Nuclear War of 2020 Happened
Finding the Laughs in the Decline of the Humanities
Where to Start With V.S. Naipaul