More than five hundred of Willa Cather’s letters will be published in an anthology next month after decades of tight archival restrictions.
“If print could talk, it would surely be telling the world, Mark Twain-style, that reports of its demise have been greatly exaggerated.” Laura Miller explains why books aren’t dead yet.
Columbia University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library has permanently acquired the archive of the writer Dawn Powell, including the collection of diaries that Timothy Page sought to auction last year.
Lauren White explains what happens when you’re a black person reading “How To Be Black” on the New York City subway.
Did David Bowie pinch lines from T. S. Eliot?
David Grann tells the Awl how he got into Twitter.
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