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‘The Finest Life You Ever Saw’

Hemingway’s last years

Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934–1961

by Paul Hendrickson


Quicksilver Frans Hals

Frans Hals in the Metropolitan Museum

an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, July 26–October 10, 2011

Frans Hals: Style and Substance

by Walter Liedtke


The Troubled Life of Nim Chimpsky

Project Nim

a film directed by James Marsh


Anarchists & Capitalists

Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life

by Vivian Gornick

The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century

by Scott Miller


In Watery America

Jonathan Raban’s American journey

Driving Home: An American Journey

by Jonathan Raban


‘A Woman Running from the News’

Reading David Grossman’s latest novel feels like being plunged into a stranger’s dream

To the End of the Land

by David Grossman, translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen


From Tenderness to Savagery in Seconds

City of Life and Death

a film directed by Lu Chuan


Can Our Species Escape Destruction?

Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet

by Tim Flannery


Bolaño: On the Edge of the Precipice

Antwerp

by Roberto Bolaño, translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer

The Return

by Roberto Bolaño, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews

The Insufferable Gaucho

by Roberto Bolaño, translated from the Spanish by Chris Andrews

Between Parentheses: Essays, Articles, and Speeches, 1998–2003

by Roberto Bolaño, edited by Ignacio Echevarría, translated from the Spanish by Natasha Wimmer

Tres

by Roberto Bolaño, translated from the Spanish by Laura Healy


Obama: A New Beginning?

What does the president’s jobs speech portend for the economy and for politics in 2012?

The Faith of Harold Bloom

The Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life

by Harold Bloom


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