Literature

A Conversation With Ruth Wisse

3:34 PM, Dec 8, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
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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Demi Moore as Hester Prynne in ‘The Scarlet Letter’ (1995)

The Secret Society

Hawthorne as chronicler of the American unconscious.

Mar 25, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 27 • By MICAH MATTIX

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Julian Symons

Symons Said

On the trail of a strange, elusive life in literature.

Dec 17, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 14 • By MICHAEL DIRDA

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Beating the Tin Drum Against Israel

Germany’s Nobel Prize winner defends Iran.

8:05 AM, Apr 5, 2012 • By BENJAMIN WEINTHAL

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books

Best Jewish Books of 2011

3:55 PM, Jan 3, 2012 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL

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Adonis

Adonis’s Quest

5:31 PM, Oct 4, 2011 • By LEE SMITH

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Norris Church Mailer, RIP

Norris Church Mailer, RIP

An intriguing, if unmentioned, biographical detail.

2:53 PM, Nov 23, 2010 • By PHILIP TERZIAN

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To Kill a Mockingbird, Again

To Kill a Mockingbird, Again

4:00 PM, Oct 26, 2010 • By PHILIP TERZIAN

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Roberto Bolaño, Missed by the Nobel Committee

Roberto Bolaño, Missed by the Nobel Committee

5:33 PM, Oct 7, 2010 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

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Nobel Prize for Literature Awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa

Nobel Prize for Literature Awarded to Mario Vargas Llosa

1:33 PM, Oct 7, 2010 • By LEE SMITH

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Betting on the Nobel Prize for Literature

Betting on the Nobel Prize for Literature

Forecasting the Prize is less like handicapping the ponies than shooting craps, so let the dice roll.

2:55 PM, Oct 6, 2010 • By LEE SMITH

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Pathos or Bathos?

On whether "The Hours" succeeds or fails in its ambition to profundity.

11:00 PM, Jan 23, 2003 • By CLAUDIA WINKLER

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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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Merry Murder

Crime fiction for Christmas.

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

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