Author Denis Johnson, pictured here in 2013, died in May of 2017. The new posthumously published collection, The Largesse of the Sea Maiden, features five of Johnson's short stories.
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Eleanor Roosevelt presides over the table at a dinner celebrating her husband's victory in the 1932 Democratic presidential primary. Author Laura Shapiro notes that later, as first lady, Roosevelt would seem "apathetic about what was on her plate" while in the White House.