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Mourning Lincoln cover

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Ex libris: Books Recently Published with NEH Support

See the latest works from NEH grantees.

The tapestry Justice Liberating Innocence

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Love and Justice for Each: Martha C. Nussbaum Through the Eyes of a Friend and Colleague

Martha Nussbaum, a modern philosopher with a passion for Greek and Roman Classics

The SS Fort Mercer minutes before the keel turned upward and sank

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Hollywood Chose to Tell Half the Story of the Daring 1952 Coast Guard Rescue at Sea, While a 2009 Book Recounts the Tale in Full.

Amid waves that topped 70 feet, two 500-foot tankers split apart just off Cape Cod.

Young Frederick Douglass

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Frederick Douglass Lived Another Fifty Years After Publishing His First Autobiography

Robert S. Levine answers questions about Douglass as an abolitionist, an author, and a "radical woman suffrage man."

Young people in front of a theater in Berkeley, California, in the early 70s

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The Late Great Planet Earth Made the Apocalypse a Popular Concern

How could one book be read so differently by millions of people?

Louise Gluck

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Louise Glück

A poet whose seering lyricism defies facile attempts to characterize it.

Ron Chernow

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Ron Chernow

A biography inspires an unlikely Broadway smash.