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Portrait of Shirley Jackson

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The Voice of Shirley Jackson Was Unnerving and Full of Foreboding

In a rare audio recording, the author revealed what her writing sounded like to her.

Photo portrait of Sherwood Anderson

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On My Obsession with Sherwood Anderson

How one writer's romantic illusions about small town America led him to a great novelist.

Henry David Thoreau

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Thoreau Becomes a Professional Author and Finds His Greatest Subject Is Himself

It was at Walden Pond that Thoreau came into his own as a writer.

St. Nicholas Magazine

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What Did Eudora Welty, William Faulkner, and E. B. White Have in Common?

So many great American writers got their start in a children's periodical.

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?

Orange being compressed in a hand vise

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Who Said, “Compression Is the First Grace of Style”? Democritus or Demetrius?

An erroneous citation that lived on for decades in the text of a well-known poem.

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

Opening pages of the First Folio

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Did He Even Know He Was Shakespeare?

What the First Folio's history tells us about our greatest playwright