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    Horror for the Holidays! Or, Scary Novels To Read While Being Nice to Your Family

    “Corruption of love and kindness is the real horror...” (So Just Eat Your Aunt’s Pie, Ok?)

     
    By Erika Johansen  November 30, 2023

    “Is That a First Edition of The Iliad?” Meet One of History’s Great Manuscript Forgers

    On Constantine Simonides, a Mysterious Stranger in the Cotswolds...

     
    By Christopher de Hamel  November 30, 2023

    Graffiti Gentrification: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore on the Exploitation of Basquiat

    Considering Boom for Real: The Late-Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat While Walking Through Baltimore

     
    By Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore  November 30, 2023

    What Albert Camus’s The Stranger Says About Our Contemporary Anxieties

    Kate Christensen on Finding Inspiration in the Existentialist Classic

     
    By Kate Christensen  November 30, 2023

    How Elvis Presley and Colonel Tom Parker Made Music History Together

    Greg McDonald and Marshall Terrill on the Fraught Yet Successful Partnership of Two Industry Titans

     
    By Greg McDonald and Marshall Terrill  November 30, 2023

    Heather Cox Richardson on the Complexities of American Democracy

    In Conversation with Roxanne Coady on Just the Right Book

     
    By Just the Right Book   November 30, 2023