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Elizabeth Hardwick

Elizabeth Hardwick (1916–2007) was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and educated at the University of Kentucky and Columbia University. A recipient of a Gold Medal from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is the author of three novels, a biography of Herman Melville, and four collections of essays. She was a co-founder and advisory editor of The New York Review of Books and contributed more than one hundred reviews, articles, reflections, and letters to the magazine. NYRB Classics publishes Sleepless Nights, a novel, and Seduction and Betrayal, a study of women in literature.

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Funny as a Crutch

Nathanael West: Novels and Other Writings

selected and with notes by Sacvan Bercovitch

Nathanael West

by Robert Emmet Long

Nathanael West: A Collection of Critical Essays

edited by Jay Martin

November 6, 2003 issue

Among the Savages

The Golovlyov Family

by Shchedrin, translated from the Russian by Natalie Duddington, with an introduction by James Wood

Sketches of Provincial Life

by Saltykov-Shchedrin, translated from the Russian and with notes by Frederic Aston

The History of a Town

by Saltykov-Shchedrin, translated from the Russian and edited by Susan Brownsberger

The Pompadours: A Satire on the Art of Government

by Saltykov-Shchedrin, translated from the Russian and with an introduction by David Magarshack

July 17, 2003 issue

Pilgrim’s Progress

Sinclair Lewis: Rebel from Main Street

by Richard Lingeman

Sinclair Lewis: An American Life

by Mark Schorer

Sinclair Lewis: Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry, Dodsworth

edited by Richard Lingeman

June 27, 2002 issue

Celebrities

Seabiscuit: An American Legend

by Laura Hillenbrand

Wild Ride: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Calumet Farm, Inc., America's Premier Racing Dynasty

by Ann Hagedorn Auerbach

July 19, 2001 issue

The Torrents of Wolfe

O Lost: A Story of the Buried Life

by Thomas Wolfe, text established by Arlyn Bruccoli and Matthew J. Bruccoli

The Notebooks of Thomas Wolfe

edited by Richard S. Kennedy, edited by Paschal Reeves

Of Time and the River

by Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe

by David Herbert Donald

The Web and the Rock

by Thomas Wolfe

You Can't Go Home Again

by Thomas Wolfe

Look Homeward, Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

To Loot My Life Clean: The Thomas Wolfe-Maxwell Perkins Correspondence

edited by Matthew J. Bruccoli, edited by Park Bucker

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November 16, 2000 issue

Tru Confessions

Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career

by George Plimpton

January 15, 1998 issue

Family Values

In Contempt

by Christopher A. Darden

Reasonable Doubts: The O.J. Simpson Case and the Criminal Justice System

by Alan M. Dershowitz

The Search for Justice: A Defense Attorney's Brief on the O.J. Simpson Case

by Robert L. Shapiro

I Want to Tell You

by O.J. Simpson

June 6, 1996 issue

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