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RIP Tony Horwitz

Pulitzer-Prize winning author Tony Horwitz died this week, at age 60. He was on book tour for his latest work, Spying on the South: An Odyssey Across the American Divide. A longtime staffwriter at The New Yorker, Horwitz is arguably best known for Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War, his nonfiction […]

Friends Don’t Make Friends Read Their Novels

Maybe you’ve been there: a friend of yours publishes a novel and gives you a copy. You’re thrilled for your friend, of course, but you also have a creeping sense of unease. Will the book be any good? Will you like it? Cripes, your too-read pile is big enough already…how will you fit it in? Any or […]