Fiction

N. C. Wyeth illustration from ‘The Last of the Mohicans’

Our Stories Begin

The forgotten growing pains of American fiction.

Jun 24, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 39 • By ANTHONY PALETTA

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City Confidential

A debut novel probes the soul of New York.

Mar 5, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 24 • By ANN MARLOWE

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Oh the Profanity!

Oh the Profanity!

The use and abuse of words that pack a punch

12:00 AM, Oct 13, 2010 • By BARTON SWAIM

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Modern Screwtape

Modern Screwtape

The Devil is in the details of everyday life.

Jun 7, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 36 • By JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND

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Priam’s Petition

Priam’s Petition

The old king’s sad journey to that old heel Achilles.

May 3, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 31 • By EDITH ALSTON

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Ellroy’s Vision

Ellroy’s Vision

Conspiracy theories told the hard-boiled way.

Mar 1, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 23 • By JOEL SCHWARTZ

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For the Madding Crowd

The rise of the bestselling novel.

Dec 30, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 16 • By BRIAN MURRAY

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The Weekly Standard Holiday Reading Guide

Our holiday gift to you: We offer our choices for books to enjoy over the holidays or to consider as last-minute gift ideas.

11:00 PM, Dec 19, 2002 • By

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The Dream of Mechanical Life

Man and automata.

Dec 23, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 15 • By HUGH ORMSBY-LENNON

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Merry Murder

Crime fiction for Christmas.

Dec 23, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 15 • By JON L. BREEN

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Blazing Saddles

Marvel Comics resurrects the Rawhide Kid, with one little twist.

11:00 PM, Dec 11, 2002 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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The Great American Novel?

"Uncle Tom's Cabin" after a century and a half.

Dec 16, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 14 • By ALGIS VALIUNAS

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City of Darkness

Michael Connelly's mysterious Los Angeles.

Dec 16, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 14 • By DAVID KLINGHOFFER

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The Standard Reader

In brief: Novels by Joel Rosenberg and Richard Dooling and Bill Wyman's Rolling Stones tome.

Dec 16, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 14 • By

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War Crimes

William F. Buckley's historical fiction.

Jun 10, 2002, Vol. 7, No. 38 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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