Hillary Kelly
Digital Media Editor

Perhaps The Best Ad in The New Republic's History
November 01, 2013

A trip through the archives turned up this gem. 

6 Great Works of Literature Written in 6 Weeks or Less
November 01, 2013

6 Great Works of Literature Written in 6 Weeks or Less 

9 Made-Up Words That Perfectly Describe The Human Condition
October 31, 2013

We need English counterparts to these words, stat. 

Donna Tartt's 'The Goldfinch' Has Divided Critics. It Shouldn't Have.
The new novel is Dickensian. Reading it is hard times.
October 15, 2013

The new novel is Dickensian. Reading it is hard times.

I've Never Wanted to Read Jane Austen Fan Fiction, Until Now
October 10, 2013

I'm fairly honest about my Jane Austen snobbery. Nothing but the real, bona fide Miss Austen will do. Don't offer me Return to Pemberley, or Mr.

Dave Eggers's Overwrought Paranoia
October 07, 2013

Capturing the zeitgeist is something of an obsession for Dave Eggers.

7 Smuggest Lines from Jonathan Franzen's Rant Against Smugness
September 13, 2013

Jonathan Franzen wouldn’t know irony if he tripped over it. Last year, he declared that “serious readers and writers, these are my people. And we do not like to yak about ourselves,” at a public reading. At a large university.

Ten Other Posthumously Discovered Novels
Salinger isn't the only one
August 26, 2013

If the reports are true, and J.D.

About that Rand Paul Cover Photo...
A Conversation with Platon
June 17, 2013

 An interview with Platon, who photographed this issue's cover with Rand Paul, discussing the experience, his art, plus various portraits throughout. 

A Failure of Imagination
Why Bookish and other recommendation engines fall short
February 11, 2013

Why Bookish and other recommendation engines fall short.

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