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Articles with keyword "books"

Walter Isaacson and Walker Percy

Conversation

A Venn Diagram of Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson, storyteller.

An ink caricature of Bernard Malamud by Joe Ciardiello

Feature

The Otherworldly Malamud

The master of the short story infused his work with myth and magic, but not fairytale endings.

Annegret Fauser

IQ

Impertinent Questions with Annegret Fauser

How music was used and appreciated during World War II.

John Adams portrait by Gianni Dagli Orti

Feature

Paper Trail

On letters, diaries, and other records of the American story at the Massachusetts Historical Society

Portrait of Friedrich Nietzsche

Feature

Culture War

Hitler's propagandists co-opted key intellectual figures in the Western canon to suit their political agenda.

"The Battle of Lake Erie" by Julian O. Davidson

Feature

Roosevelt the Revisionist

Young TR takes on the War of 1812.

Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé

Feature

Playing Against Type

What happened when Stéphane Mallarmé reimagined the book.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.

Conversation

The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Jicarilla Apache cowboy

Statement

Yippie Ki-yay Santa Fe

Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.

Feature

How a Tradition Begins

Nashville becomes Literary City, U.S.A. for the tenth annual Southern Festival of Books.