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Psst. Vogue is hosting a giveaway over on Pinterest for Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers (Knopf). Full details here.

Psst. Vogue is hosting a giveaway over on Pinterest for Vogue Weddings: Brides, Dresses, Designers (Knopf). Full details here.

Read this Sunday’s NYTIMES piece on Amis becoming Brooklyn’s leading literary man.
Lionel Asbo, Martin Amis’s highly-anticipated novel, is on-sale this August. 

Read this Sunday’s NYTIMES piece on Amis becoming Brooklyn’s leading literary man.

Lionel Asbo, Martin Amis’s highly-anticipated novel, is on-sale this August. 

Ditch the celery. It’s time to focus on strong flavor per calorie meals. Peter Kaminsky, longtime food editor at New York Magazine, tells you how.

Ditch the celery. It’s time to focus on strong flavor per calorie meals. Peter Kaminsky, longtime food editor at New York Magazine, tells you how.

Robert Caro writes—and writes and writes—about LBJ in the ‘The Passage of Power’

Robert Caro writes—and writes and writes—about LBJ in the ‘The Passage of Power

A beautiful, subtle exploration of loss and recovery, pierced throughout with Anne Tyler’s humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles. Available now. 

A beautiful, subtle exploration of loss and recovery, pierced throughout with Anne Tyler’s humor, wisdom, and always penetrating look at human foibles. Available now

The Passage of Power is not only the story of how Lyndon B. Johnson surmounted unprecedented obstacles in order to fulfill the highest purpose of the presidency but is, as well, a revelation of both the pragmatic potential in the presidency and what can be accomplished when the chief executive has the vision and determination to move beyond the pragmatic and initiate programs designed to transform a nation. Available 5/1/2012.

The Passage of Power is not only the story of how Lyndon B. Johnson surmounted unprecedented obstacles in order to fulfill the highest purpose of the presidency but is, as well, a revelation of both the pragmatic potential in the presidency and what can be accomplished when the chief executive has the vision and determination to move beyond the pragmatic and initiate programs designed to transform a nation. Available 5/1/2012.


A setting grand enough for these precious works.  
See you next year. Same time Same place.

A setting grand enough for these precious works.  

See you next year. Same time Same place.

From America’s most celebrated novelist, Toni Morrison, a deeply moving story about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood—and his home. Available 5/8/2012.

From America’s most celebrated novelist, Toni Morrison, a deeply moving story about an apparently defeated man finding his manhood—and his home. Available 5/8/2012.

A Poem-A-Day Celebration: Kenneth Koch's "A Schoolroom in Haiti"

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Kenneth Koch (1925-2002) was a legendary teacher of poetry, whose presence is still felt among the many young poets who passed through his classroom. He liked to teach elementary-school children as well as the usual graduate students; today’s poem, which appeared in his final collection, A…
Why LBJ should be ranked alongside Lincoln—the Shakespearian life of the 36th president as chronicled by Robert A. Caro.

Why LBJ should be ranked alongside Lincoln—the Shakespearian life of the 36th president as chronicled by Robert A. Caro.