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Curioldy

First in a Series.

A young James Laughlin and Ezra Pound

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The Man Who Made American Modernism and Modernism American

James Laughlin, champion of literature

Dancers at the Spotted Cat

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What It Means That We Are Lindy Hopping Again

Yes, the younger generation loves that old time jazz, but why?

Lyndon B. Johnson

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On the Fate and Fortunes of Public Goods

A university president maps the way forward for the humanities.

Neal Gabler

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Walt Disney: In the End, He Wanted to Change How We Live.

Neal Gabler on the genius of Walt Disney

Illustration of volumes representing great American authors

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Edmund Wilson's Big Idea: A Series of Books Devoted to Classic American Writing. It Almost Didn't Happen.

The origins of the Library of American were a messy business.

Illustrations from Treasure Island

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Treasure Island Author Robert Louis Stevenson Was a Sickly Man with a Robust Imagination

His own life was one of contradictions, and he revealed both the good and evil in all his characters.

Calamity Jane

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Myth Versus Truth in the Life of Calamity Jane: Ask Glenda Bell

Calamity Jane spit, gambled, and dressed like a man and became a Western legend.