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This week, we’ve lowered the paywall on Shelby Foote’s Art of Fiction interview, a short story by A. S. Byatt, and a poem by Jean Sénac.
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Hanna Diyab, the man responsible for “Aladdin,” remained obscure until the discovery of his memoir, which appears today in English for the first time.
What does it mean to be worth something? Or worth enough? Or worthless? What does it mean to earn a living?
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Margaret Jull Costa is a name revered in some circles and utterly unknown in others, yet more readers have fallen under the spell of her words than realize it. The greatest translator of Portuguese literature into English, she has taken on Fernando Pessoa, José Saramago, and António Lobo Antunes, and lent her refined style to two giants of the late nineteenth century, José Maria Eça de Queirós and his Brazilian contemporary Joaquim Maria Machado de …
Featuring work by Betye Saar and her daughters Alison and Lezley, “Legends from Los Angeles” suggests that talent travels matrilineally in the Saar family.
Cooking up recipes drawn from the works of various writers.
Toni Morrison, Philip Roth, Jason Alexander, Charlotte Rampling, Danez Smith, Sarah Manguso, Salman Rushdie, Molly Ringwald, Jenny Slate, Devendra Banhart, and more
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