Arts & Letters
The iconic postwar novelist shocked a generation by aggressively daring people to confront and even reclaim Jewish-American stereotypes.
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The novel he said “rocks the boat” portrays a chilling and alarmingly plausible future.
He saw a reflection of our modern age in the Hellenic struggle with individual choice centuries ago.
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The conservative great turns his sharp eye on Brexit and the crisis in his home country.
From Hannah Arendt to Mary Wollstonecraft, here’s what our staff and writers are reading this week.
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