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Herman Melville

A Loose Fish

From Last Letter to a Reader, an essay collection, which will be published in May by And Other Stories. I have my own way of assessing the worth of a…

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Devils in the Deep

On suicide and Moby-Dick

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Mortgage-backed Insecurities

From Having and Being Had, a book of non-fiction, which was published last month by Riverhead Books. Every year, financial advisers come to campus to meet with faculty, but I…

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April 1952

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