by Daniel Immerwahr
"We read past authors as a sanity check. They reassure us that we’re not alone in what we see."
SOURCE: Public Books
by Jeffrey Lawrence
Herman Melville's move to Pittsfield in western Massachusetts wasn't a withdrawal from society; he was active in building the cultural life of the Berkshire region.
by Greg Grandin
"Benito Cereno" is one of the darkest stories in American literature, and based on the life of the seal-clubbing ancestor of FDR.
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