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Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman

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The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

cover of Unique Slant of Light

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Southern Imagination

A new book examines centuries of art in Louisiana.

Asa Carter

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Self-made Man

How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.

Wendell Berry

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Wendell Berry, Landsman

NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

"Disatisfied": a woodblock illustration by Lafcadio Hearn

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Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

The misfit journalist felt at home in the marginalized world he wrote about.

 

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Girl Guides

When the reading of "bad books" was a novel experience

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Song of the Critic

From The Willa Cather Archive, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Couple in restaurant

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Interesting Mustard

The rise of the restaurant.

Richard Ford

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Descent into Happiness

American writer Richard Ford discusses The Sportswriter

The cast of <em>Dr. Sweet's Tinderbox</em>

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Reading the Sweet Trial

The Ossian Sweet Story is the jubject of Kevin Boyle's National Book Award-winning Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age.