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  • Celebrating the genius of 'Huckleberry Finn'

    Celebrating the genius of 'Huckleberry Finn'
    Mark Twain was not quite 50 when he published "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" in February 1885, and in so doing, changed American literature. Until then, many of our writers had flirted with vernacular expression, most notably Thomas Paine, whose "Common Sense," was written to appeal to (and to sway) the common man. To read Paine now, however, as well as other populists such as Thoreau and Whitman, is to confront a strange dichotomy between their democratic intentions and their elevated prose.
  • Literary journalism finds new platforms

    Literary journalism finds new platforms
    When National Book Award-winning novelist William T. Vollmann went to Japan this spring to report on the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant from inside the contamination zone, he did what any journalist would do. He bought a dosimeter to chart the...

    Linking religion and culture

    Linking religion and culture
    Roger Chapman Title: Associate professor of American history, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach. Other job experience: Former reporter for weekly newspaper in Maryland; Former Bible and social science teacher at Inter-American School,...

    Check It Out: Celebrating holiday season with the memoir

    Merriam-Webster defines memoir as a "narrative composed from personal experience." It may encompass the entirety of a person's life, or only a portion of it. This sets it apart from a traditional autobiography, which is usually a chronological account...

    "Stet: An Editor's Life" by Diana Athill

    "Stet: An Editor's Life" by Diana Athill
    "Stet: An Editor's Life" By Diana Athill Grove Press, 256 pages, $13 When people you respect - and like - recommend a book, don't delay, lest you find yourself full of reproach for missing it. That's how I now find myself about this memoir, which came...