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Fitzgerald says that Tender is the Night is his farewell to the members of his own generation; I hope he changes his mind. He has in him at least one

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The Miseducation of the Tiger Mom

An odd new book by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld gives ambition a bad name

A book by Yale Law professors Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld shows an astonishing lack of scholarly rigor or common sense.

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The writer who goes by the pen name Mai Jia is the most popular author in the world you’ve never heard of. 

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We do not imagine Benjamin on the beach. But the great intellectual of city life defied every school and stereotype.

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Three writers set out to defend the region and end up committing the same common mistake.

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Every transcription of handwriting into print misses something. With Dickinson's manuscripts, transcriptions miss a whole lot.

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Was Nietzsche Right About Religion?

The ghost at the atheist feast

Two new books about the ghost at the atheist feast

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Hypocrisy won’t be what brings down Calipari. His teams’ performances will.

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Anne Rice's petition won't work. People will still find a way to be jerks on the Internet—because it’s the Internet.

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At what point does a work of supposed literary merit simply become fan fiction?

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