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In Defense of Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper was a major literary innovator with fans such as Herman Melville and Joseph Conrad. Take that, Mark Twain.

letter press type

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Do-It-Yourself Language

Esperanto, Klingon, "Oirish," and others.

The Eye of a Lady by Anonymous, ca. 1800

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The Mysterious Miss Austen

Two hundred years ago, Pride and Prejudice was anonymously published.

Dust Jacket for "How to Do Things with Books"

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How to Do Things with Books

Victorian novelists took dim view of bibliophiles

cover of Collier's, Sherlock Holmes

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Long Live Sherlock Holmes

The genius detective from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has inspired a mountain of imitations.

Bram Stoker in 1906

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When Bram Met Walt

Before conjuring Dracula, Bram Stoker poured his soul out to America's poet.

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Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman

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The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

James Agee portrait, standing in a window.

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Let Us Now Praise James Agee

The journalist who pioneered serious film criticism showed a cinematic touch in all of his writing.

"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.