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Articles with keyword "twentieth century"

Roy Orbison

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of Roy Orbison

His haunting voice was once described as “the cry of an angel falling backward through an open window.”

Cyclist riding in front of large anti Europe street mural

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The Rise of the Euroskeptic

A dollop of skepticism may be just the thing Europe needs.

Isabel Wilkerson

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Isabel Wilkerson

A journalist tells an epic American story.

Eliot and Virginia Woolf

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What to Make of T. S. Eliot?

He feared and loathed women, colored his face green, and wore lipstick.

Wynton Marsalis

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Wynton Marsalis

A musician and composer spreads the gospel of jazz.

Ron Chernow

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Ron Chernow

A biography inspires an unlikely Broadway smash.

José Andrés

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José Andrés

A chef becomes an ambassor for Spanish cuisine.

Rudolfo Anaya

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Rudolfo Anaya

The godfather of Chicano literature.

John O'Hara, novelist of upper-class manners, in a jacket and a tie.

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John O’Hara Wrote about the Things Rich People Do. Why Isn’t He Still Famous?

Library of America releases a volume of O'Hara's acclaimed short stories.