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    "Perhaps We're Being Dense." Rejection Letters Sent to Famous Writers

    Some Kind, Some Weird, Some Unbelievably Harsh

    By Emily Temple  June 19, 2019

    So, Gutenberg Didn't Actually Invent the Printing Press

    On the Unsung Chinese and Korean History of Movable Type

    By M. Sophia Newman  June 19, 2019

    The Weirdness, Wonder, and Terror of the Contemporary Zoo

    Molly Reid on the Way We Use Language Changes the Way We See Animals

    By Molly Reid  June 19, 2019

    On America's First Openly Gay Reporter at a Major Newspaper

    The Rise of Randy Shilts, Among the First to Write About
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    By Andrew E. Stoner  June 19, 2019

    On Kathy Acker: A Desk, A Disease, An Accounting

    "I find Kathy’s stuff and have that feeling I sometimes get of not being alone."

    By Teresa Rose Carmody  June 19, 2019