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A Thurber cartoon of a house that is also an unfriendly man.

Feature

James Thurber Lost Most of His Eyesight to a Tragic Childhood Accident

And grew up to see the world in a bizarre and hilarious light.

Ednote

Editor's Note

How do innovators innovate?

Detail from a portrait of Anne Boleyn

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Scholar Stretches Truth: English Professor Bruce Holsinger on Writing Historical Fiction

Writers of historical fiction look for the plausible when manipulating the facts
 

H. L. Mencken with his brothers

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H. L. Mencken as a Boy? Oh, Boy!

Mencken's memoirs show a softer side on the sardonic critic

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Editor's Note

Masthead of the Hermanner Volksblatt

Curio

Ben Franklin's German-Language Newspaper

Foreign-language newspapers provided insights into immigration and cultural history

Susan Shillinglaw

IQ

Why does living a bit make Steinbeck relevant?

With Susan Shillinglaw on the 75th anniversary of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

Appleknockers versus Decatur basketball game.

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In 1964, the Appleknockers from Cobden, Illinois, Made It All the Way to the State Championships.

Book recounts how larger rivals fell to the tiny upstart