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TV Is for Dummies

Stop comparing television shows to great novels. They’ll never be as good.

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Is Roth Really Done?

After crafting dozens of fictional versions of exits and endings, the writer carefully manages his own

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The Last Critic

The great M.H. Abrams, peer of Trilling, teacher of Bloom, and editor of the Norton Anthology, dead at 102

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Roth Redux

Philip Roth’s defenders point to his later, more serious works to argue for his place in the canon. In truth, those books make clearer his weaknesses.

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Your Jewish Fall Fiction Preview

Ten new novels to know

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Deronda in ’04

When it comes to Daniel Deronda, Henry James got some things right