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What I Hate

An alphabetical list of the things we love about Roz Chast's wonderfully wry cartoons would stretch from the absolutely amazing way she captures everyday anxiety to the zig-zaggy line she employs to evoke a parade of zany characters. Here, the New Yorker staff cartoonist offers a hilarious compendium of the horrible and the merely irritating that makes us love her all the more.

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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…

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