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  • 'Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar' by Richard Ford

    "Work, as you will see, is imagined broadly in these stories - as labor, as chores, as business, as duty, as habit, as memory, as art, and as priestly avocation," writes Richard Ford in his introduction to this wonderful anthology of stories about work, proceeds of which go to 826Michigan, a youth writing, tutoring and publishing program in Michigan.
  • Word power

    Word power
    Earlier this year, when Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a 100-book required reading list for his compatriots, it provoked anxiety, rekindling memories of Soviet-era censorship. The furor underscored an important point: that literature plays a...

    Books by dudes for dudes, books by chicks for dudes

     
    Esquire's 75 books by dudes for dudes is three years old, but Joyland created a list of 250 books for dudes by chicks.

    'Mad Men' recap: Fright night

     
    "Mad Men" travels to the dark side--the really, really dark side.

    Most interesting comment thread of the day, courtesy Helen DeWitt

     
    Novelist Helen DeWitt takes issue with the romantic idea that a writer is a person who has to write.