In Book Business, the publisher Jason Epstein recalls a bygone era in American literary life, and sees hope of a renaissance
Philip Roth looks back in dismay at the 1960s.
In Lionel Trilling's distinction, Jack Kerouac is more than a writer; he has become a "figure" in our culture
Some people say that when a woman moves 1,500 miles from her mate to get a Ph.D. in women’s studies, it’s the beginning of the end
Josephine wanted to sell her house and run away to Florida—but she thought she might need help from Saint Joseph