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Articles with keyword "United States"

José Andrés


José Andrés

A chef becomes an ambassor for Spanish cuisine.

Rudolfo Anaya


Rudolfo Anaya

The godfather of Chicano literature.

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


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.

View of a lake in Maine


E. B. White’s Song of Summer

His famous essay takes us to Maine.

detail of a mural inside Hollins Market in Baltimore


H. L. Mencken Loved to Cover Political Conventions but Had Little Faith in Voters

Mencken was the poet laureate of political conventions.


Learning to Be Free While Sitting in a Maximum-Security Prison

Chicago program brings college-level humanities to maximum security.

Marianne Moore and Muhammad Ali at lunch


When Muhammad Ali Wrote a Poem with Marianne Moore

Muhammad Ali, the great heavyweight champion, met with Marianne Moore, the celebrated poet. A sonnet resulted.

Wayne Wiegand


Impertinent Questions with Wayne Wiegand

Our public libraries keep communities together.

Brenna Daugherty Gerhardt

In Focus

North Dakota’s Brenna Daugherty Gerhardt

Looking to be a game changer.


The Future of the Humanities: Democracy

Teaching the art of democracy—how humanities education supports civic participation.