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On Whitman

The acclaimed poet C. K. Williams celebrates the energy, legacy, and artistry of Walt Whitman with astute and exuberantly abundant recourse to the bard's free and formidable verse. Read more...

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A Good Talk

I know Dan Menaker. Dan Menaker’s a friend of mine. And if you’re going to listen to anybody explain the “story and skill of conversation,” you’ll find nobody better than the fabled editor (The New Yorker, Random House): he’s smart, funny, insightful, and more than the sum of those parts. In short, he’s good company. Read more...

July 26: On this day in 1602 "A booke called the Revenge of Hamlett Prince Denmarke" was entered in the Stationers' Register by printer James Robertes.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.

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