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    Paul Yamazaki on the Important, Joyous Work of Running an Independent Bookstore

    “At a great store you can look at twelve well-selected, serendipitous linear inches and find a universe.”

    By Paul Yamazaki  April 19, 2024

    The Byronic Revolution of Che Guevara

    Ed Simon on the Lives and Legacies of Two Icons of Romanticism and Rebellion

    By Ed Simon  April 19, 2024

    What Should You Read Next? Here Are the Best Reviewed Books of the Week

    Featuring New Titles by Salman Rushdie, Caoilinn Hughes, Caleb Carr, Doris Kearns Goodwin, and More

    By Book Marks  April 19, 2024

    Julia Alvarez on Falling in Love with Writing Again

    “Resets are necessary throughout a writing life.”

    By Julia Alvarez  April 19, 2024

    How Lydia Ernestine Becker Was Once Central to—Then Excluded from—the Study of Botany

    Erin Zimmerman on How Botany Helped to Complicate Our Views of Gender

    By Erin Zimmerman  April 19, 2024

    An Oasis in the Desert: Why Libraries Are the Best Places to Write

    Rahul Mehta Considers the Virtues of Public Space as Writing Space

    By Rahul Mehta  April 19, 2024