Historians and economists now stress blind forces over heroic leadership.
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Alfred A Knopf is probably looking down from book heaven, stroking his luxuriant mustaches and smiling with delight at yet another Knopf prize winner.
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"The Talented Miss Highsmith", Joan Schenkar
The New York Times
Schenkar's writing is witty,...
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