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June 6, 2013


A Defense of the Canon

There are those who see the canon as something like true north on the compass of a “serious” reader, those ...

June 5, 2013


5 Space-Saving, Scrooge-Approved Bookends

I’m becoming the Scrooge of bookends—a skinflint of space, a miser of millimeters. When you’re faced with overflowing bookshelves, and ...

June 4, 2013


Fresh Ink: June 4, 2013

HARDBACK RELEASES Big Brother by Lionel Shriver (Harper) For Pandora, cooking is a form of love. Alas, her husband, Fletcher, ...

Our Reading Lives

Reading Outside Your Comfort Zone

We each have libraries that reflect our characteristic interests. I have a lot of George Eliot. I have a lot ...

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