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An American Entrepreneur in Paris: How Sylvia Beach fought censorship

Steve Mariotti | Posted 11.25.2014 | Books
Steve Mariotti

Her story is legendary: an American bibliophile who brought her love of literature to Paris and created one of the most well-known and influential bookstores of the twentieth century, Shakespeare and Company.

A Discussion Of Travel's Metaphysical Aspects

Thomas A. Shakely | Posted 12.21.2012 | Travel
Thomas A. Shakely

I'm sitting here on a Philadelphia sidewalk near 30th Street Station waiting for a bus to Manhattan, and this dispatch isn't revelatory but rote -- a collection of the thoughts I imagine we all sort of have in situations like that pressing itself on me. Consider this my disclaimer.

Is This The Funniest Novelist In America? Interview With James Hynes, Author Of 'Next'

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Hynes has in the past made major contributions to the campus comedy genre; with this courageous breakout novel, he's now one of our major American novelists, period.

My Scattered Gunshot

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sherman Yellen

What is it about David Gregory that makes me feel that I would rather not meet the press with him every Sunday?