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May 17, 2019
Scott McLemee reviews Mean Girl: Ayn Rand and the Culture of Greed by Lisa Duggan.
May 16, 2019
After graduation, students often don't apply this intellectual asset to their careers, even though satisfying job choices are tightly correlated with it, writes Mike O'Connor.
May 15, 2019
Charles M. Schweik describes four ways higher education could make much more of such educational opportunities.

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May 16, 2019
I caught a break a long time ago. I've tried not to forget it.
May 16, 2019
Special moments ... and dark humor.
May 16, 2019
Improving your work by taking breaks and having hobbies.

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April 12, 2005
Ask almost any American writer today for a list of his or her literary idols, and Frank Conroy’s name usually rises near the top. The author of one of the best books of our age, Stop-Time, published in 1967, as well as the director of the greatest incubator of literary talent ever assembled, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, Conroy was as close to legend as any living writer gets. Not to mention a Grammy winner—for best liner notes. Despite a rough beginning, he made the most of a life that ended last week, when he died at age 69 of colon cancer.
April 11, 2005
An academic blogger talks about a new campaign to interest readers in fiction that they might otherwise miss.
April 8, 2005
Terry Caesar considers the allure of academic jobs in faraway locations.
April 7, 2005
The news of Saul Bellow's death sent me to the bookshelves, in search of (among other things) a set of interviews about his life and work that he gave 15 years ago. His answers were eloquent and cranky, occasionally at the same time; and taken all together, they form a major exhibit in what is now, for better or worse, the Saul Bellow Memorial Wing of my own literary education.
April 6, 2005
Michael Arnzen offers what he calls "behavior modification for the chronically tardy."

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