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Recalling the writer and editor, who passed away earlier this week.

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The “white Jewish” question posed in The Human Stain.

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Dozens of commanders-in-chief have penned books.

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Rethinking my initial reaction to the musician’s Nobel Prize.

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Why Washington, DC, is the ideal literary locale.

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The author, the president, and Cuba

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How the yearly novel-writing event continues to guide my fiction

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Taking exception to a critic’s harsh assessment