Essays

A Pre-Columbian Bestiary

A Pre-Columbian Bestiary

Fantastic creatures of indigenous Latin America

Ilan Stavans

La Havilland

La Havilland

The movie star became a fixture in Paris, where she lived for half her lifetime

Charles Trueheart

Beyond Classification

Beyond Classification

One writer’s journey into the labyrinth of political and bureaucratic obfuscation

Michael Sherry

Brotherly Medicine

Brotherly Medicine

The poet who helped bind up the nation’s wounds

Robert Roper

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Lists

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Our favorite epistolary novels

Our Editors

Summer Daze

Summer Daze

Books we recommend for warm-weather days

Our Editors

Father Figures

Father Figures

Fourteen books to celebrate Father's Day

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Please, Sir, I Want Some More

Please, Sir, I Want Some More

Charles Dickens died 150 years ago today

Our Editors

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