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The Eye of a Lady by Anonymous, ca. 1800


The Mysterious Miss Austen

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

Dust Jacket for "How to Do Things with Books"


How to Do Things with Books

Victorian novelists took dim view of bibliophiles

cover of Collier's, Sherlock Holmes


Long Live Sherlock Holmes

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

Bram Stoker in 1906


When Bram Met Walt

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


Editor's Note, November/December 2012

From the vaulted arch to Celebrating Freedom.

Photo portrait of Barbara Tuchman


The Dramatist

Barbara Tuchman saw history as a grand tragedy

James Agee portrait, standing in a window.


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


Lafcadio Hearn in New Orleans

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


Photo portrait of Philip Larkin


“Moving and Memorable”

The complete poems of Philip Larkin

Civil War-era group portrait of blacks near the James River in Virginia


Reading the Civil War

The moral and political dilemmas of the time seem so clear in retrospect.