Lillian Hellman: A 'Difficult,' Vilified Woman

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Nadine Gordimer was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1991. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo courtesy of the author hide caption

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'Present': For Nadine Gordimer, Politics Hit Home

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Lionel Shriver's Not-So-'New Republic'

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Two Books That Delight In New York City's Dirt

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'Coral Glynn': The Art Of Repression

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China On The Court: NBA Meets The 'Brave Dragons'

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More Than Melancholy: 'In-Flight' Stories Soar

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Scrappy 'Girlchild' Forms A Girl Scout Troop Of One

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Fired And Foreclosed: Unemployment Lit

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'An Available Man': Love After Loss

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Shalom Auslander is also the author of the short story collection Beware of God and a memoir, Foreskin's Lament. He is a frequent contributor to This American Life. Franco Vogt/Courtesy Riverhead Books hide caption

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'Hope': A Comic Novel About The Holocaust?

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