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The journalist who pioneered serious film criticism showed a cinematic touch in all of his writing.
By Danny Heitman
Some of the people he has influenced don't even realize it.
By Leo Damrosch
An Appreciation by Mark Bittman
By Mark Bittman
Over their staffs' objections, Roosevelt and Churchill set in motion the invasion of North Africa.
By Meredith Hindley
On work and the work of local culture
The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.
The area of Nook Farm was a hotbed for Stowe and her activist circle.
By Tom Christopher
Founding Father and ladies' man Gouverneur Morris flees revolutionary Paris to discover the delights of central Europe.
The records division at the Frick continues working toward the great goal of its founder.
By Amy Lifson
The original right-wing takedown artist
By David Witwer
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Humboldt in the New World
Journeying through South America, Alexander von Humboldt sought nothing less than "the unity of nature."
By Anna Maria Gillis
Done with Tolstoy
Famed translators Pevear and Volokhonsky reach another milestone.
By Kevin Mahnken
A Workingman's Poet
Frankness and plain speaking made Carl Sandburg a celebrity.
The Blue Humanities
In studying the sea, we are returning to our beginnings.
By John R. Gillis
Ralph Waldo Emerson
What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?
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