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Articles with keyword "fiction"

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"Hotter than the Bloomin' Hobs of Hell"

Historically, iron foundries could fire the imagination or soothe the visual palate.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.


The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

Jicarilla Apache cowboy


Yippie Ki-yay Santa Fe

Real and imagined cowboys in New Mexico.


The Unconventional Willa Cather

After conquering the world of New York publishing, an ambitious writer returns to her Nebraska roots to find inspiration.

In Focus

Wisconsin’s Dean Bakopoulos

Dean Bakopolous brings a writerly touch to Wisconsin.

Bram Stoker in 1906


When Bram Met Walt

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

Asa Carter


Self-made Man

How a strident segregationist transformed into the beloved author of Little Tree.

Wendell Berry


Wendell Berry, Landsman

NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

Richard Ford


Descent into Happiness

American writer Richard Ford discusses The Sportswriter

Stein in France with her longtime friend Bernard Faÿ


The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein

Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?