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Fables Leap Back and Forth Through Time in ‘Flights’

Fables Leap Back and Forth Through Time in ‘Flights’

“Flights” is narrated by a nameless female traveler who is not so unlike the author herself. “The narrator is partly me and sometimes something more than me,” Ms. Tokarczuk said.

Superb Oddities: Robert Gottlieb Reviews a Biography of Edward Gorey

Superb Oddities: Robert Gottlieb Reviews a Biography of Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey on the promenade at the New York State Theater, 1973.

A French-Rwandan Rap Star Turned Novelist From Burundi

A French-Rwandan Rap Star Turned Novelist From Burundi

“Small Country,” by Gaël Faye, is about a boy, living in Burundi during the war between the Hutus and Tutsis, who loses his innocence in spite of desperately wanting to cling onto it.

In ‘Small Fry,’ Steve Jobs Comes Across as a Jerk. His Daughter Forgives Him. Should We?

In ‘Small Fry,’ Steve Jobs Comes Across as a Jerk. His Daughter Forgives Him. Should We?

What Lisa Brennan-Jobs wants readers to know is this: Steve Jobs rejected his daughter for years, but that daughter has absolved him.

Harper Lee’s Will, Unsealed, Only Adds More Mystery to Her Life

Harper Lee’s Will, Unsealed, Only Adds More Mystery to Her Life

Harper Lee, the author of “To Kill a Mockingbird,” who died in 2016.

A Colorblind Artist? Yes, With a Little Help From His Friends

A Colorblind Artist? Yes, With a Little Help From His Friends

Loren Long, the best-selling children’s book illustrator, at his studio in Cincinnati.

Was Jimmy Carter the Most Underrated President in History?

Was Jimmy Carter the Most Underrated President in History?

Carter and Eizenstat aboard Air Force One.

British Students Paint Over Kipling Mural, Protesting ‘Racist Attitudes’

British Students Paint Over Kipling Mural, Protesting ‘Racist Attitudes’

Rudyard Kipling’s poem “If” was painted on a wall opposite the student union at the University of Manchester by the building’s owners.

‘Assume the Worst’: This Isn’t Your Ordinary Graduation Speech

‘Assume the Worst’: This Isn’t Your Ordinary Graduation Speech

An illustration from “Assume the Worst: The Graduation Speech You’ll Never Hear.”

An Irish Flâneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings

An Irish Flâneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings

John Banville at the Grand Canal at Percy Place.


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