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Timeless stories from our 172-year archive handpicked to speak to the news of the day.
Reading Leonard Michaels
Her voice is flat and coolly distant, so I imagine things aren’t over between us. F. said he ran into his former wife in the street, in New York, and…
About forty years ago, in a high-school English class, I learned that talking about literature, like talking about yourself, incurs some small dangers of self-revelation, even though literary talk is…