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Articles with keyword "H. L. Mencken"

Illustration of volumes representing great American authors


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.

H. L. Mencken with his brothers


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

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


Editor's Note

Mount Vernon's Hotel Belvedere.


Street Sense

Walking tours of Baltimore's Mount Vernon reveal a neighborhood's literary roots and architectural gems.