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The Corrections (enfin!)

The Rule of Four


The Known World

Oedipus Wrecks


Colm Tóibín's The Master

Dead From the Waist Down


Lew Wasserman's Hollywood

Cassandra French

Baked Alaska

My Favorite Year

The Loved One

Guides to Music

Shrieks Update

Nell Freudenberger

A Muslim looks at Us

Hons and Rebels

Our Paris


Rereading The Corrections: "The Generator"

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The Jane Austen Book Club

The Anxieties of Honor

How La Pucelle Became Jeanne d'Arc

Alan Furst

Sandor Marai's Embers

Voltaire in Love 

The Lady and the Unicorn

Jessica Stern on Terrorism

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

I Am My Own Wife

The Violet Hour at MTC

John Currin at the Whitney

The Great Fire

Incompetence in the Boardroom: The Smartest Guys in the Room; The End of Detroit

Iron at MTC

Golda's Balcony

Two Mikados in One Year

Rereading The Corrections (7)

Monica Ali's Brick Lane

Elizabeth: The Young Gloriana

Orpheus: Season 31

City Opera: Alcina

Aleksandar Hemon: Nowhere Man

Maile Meloy: Liars and Saints

Madame de Pompadour

Jens Christian Grondahl: Lucca

Anthony Powell's Memoir

Lauro Martines on Lorenzo de' Medici

Fareed Zakaria on The Future of Freedom'

Rereading The Corrections: At Sea (I)

A. N. Wilson's Victorians

Enchanted April on Broadway

William Gibson: Pattern Recognition

Getting Business Going

Michael Pye: The Pieces from Berlin

496: Clovis becomes French?

Jane Smiley: Good Faith