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Articles with keyword "World War II"

Library of America book covers for Vonnegut


Unhappy Camper

The hijacking of Vonnegut's early education embarrassed him not just at the time but down the road, when his career would bring him into contact with writers more well-read than he was.

Stein in France with her longtime friend Bernard Faÿ


The Strange Politics of Gertrude Stein

Was the den mother of modernism a fascist?

Helen Clay Frick standing, wearing black trench coat, in Belgium.


All the Art

The records division at the Frick continues working toward the great goal of its founder.

Book cover, The Interpreter


Found in Translation

About soldiers-turned-defendants, a novelist-turned-interpreter, and French-turned-English.

Seaside farmers plowing


Seashore Farmers

U-boats off the coast of Virginia.

P. F. Kluge encourages aspiring writers to use island life in their fiction.


Talking to Saipan

American lit in a Pacific outpost.

Image of Escape from Paris by Allan Drummond.


The Great Escape

New Hampshire remembers the authors of Curious George and their escape from Paris.


Impertinent Questions with John B. Hench

On how books were used as weapons.