Fall Literary Review 2020

Vol. 223 / No. 5

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Arts & Culture Of Many Things
James T. KeaneOctober 02, 2020

Twice a year, America publishes special literary issues devoted in their entirety to the world of literature. In Fall Books 2020, a variety of authors and genres are explored, from fiction to poetry to biography and more.

Arts & Culture Features
Patrick SamwayOctober 02, 2020

When John Berryman and Robert Giroux met at Columbia University in 1932, they would not have expected to forge a decades-long friendship that would result in over a dozen literary classics.

Arts & Culture Features
Brandon SanchezOctober 02, 2020

As a high school student in a rigorous art program, she had been drawn to Impressionism. Its tension—between precision and subjectivity, seeing clearly and feeling deeply—marks Leilani’s fiction output.

Arts & Culture Books
Mary Doyle RocheSeptember 25, 2020

Published in 2002, ‘Year of Wonders’ is set in a 17th-century English plague town.

Arts & Culture Books
Elizabeth Grace MatthewOctober 02, 2020

Reality is messier than than fiction that reduces historical figures like Hillary Clinton to the sum of her most oversimplified virtues and vices.

Arts & Culture Books
Jon M. SweeneyOctober 02, 2020

Few artists in history have found as many devotees as Richard Wagner, for better or for worse.

Arts & Culture Books
Eve TushnetOctober 02, 2020

For Liane de Pougy life was a banquet, and she took seconds of every dish.