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Articles with keyword "fiction"

illustration of "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"

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How a Government Program to Spread Literary Culture Hit Upon a Great Formula

In the 1970s, a PBS miniseries brought short stories to the screen with significant success.

Photo portrait of Vladimir Nabokov

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Why Nabokov’s Speak, Memory Still Speaks to Us

Fifty years after its arrival, Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited, continues to draw readers.

Wayne Wiegand

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Impertinent Questions with Wayne Wiegand

Our public libraries keep communities together.

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The Year of Numbered Rooms

An author shares the highs and lows of life on tour.

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In the Land of Snow and Fargo, a Legacy of Black Writing Emerges

A new anthology of African-American writing reveals black lives in the Midwest.

Aldous Huxley

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The Talented Mr. Huxley

The author of Brave New World was the master of the dystopic novel.

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.

Landscape of Arizona's Box Canyon, Wupatki National Monument

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Willa Cather in the Desert: Where She Learned What Truly Mattered and Found Material for The Song of the Lark

Walnut Canyon in Arizona was the inspiration for key scenes in Cather's 1915 novel.