Maureen Corrigan Maureen Corrigan is a book critic for Fresh Air.
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Mysterious Keys Unlock Surreal Landscapes In 'What Is Yours Is Not Yours'

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Men Are Momentary, But Art Is Forever In 'Innocents And Others'

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Provocative Book Explores The Connection Between Loneliness And Art

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'Doubter's Almanac' Is A Family Saga, Plus Algebraic Equations

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'The Yid' Puts A Brash, Screwball Spin On Soviet Anti-Semitism

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'Portable Veblen' Puts A Quirky Spin On Marriage And Family

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Childhood Resentments Mix With Tragedy In 'The Past'

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The Last Interview series features conversations with Ernest Hemingway, Nora Ephron and Philip K. Dick. Melville House hide caption

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Revisiting The 'Last Interview' Of Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick And Nora Ephron

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Maureen Corrigan's Best Books Of 2015: Short(ish) Books That Pack A Big Punch

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Gaitskill Spins A Swirling Tale Of Love, Delusion And Horses In 'The Mare'

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'This Old Man' Is A Wry, Nimble Take On Life, Aging And Baseball

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'Twain & Stanley Enter Paradise' Educates But Doesn't Entertain Its Readers

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Spellbinding 'Witches' Offers A Fresh Take On A Familiar Story

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Poetic And Expansive, 'City On Fire' Ultimately Falls Short Of Its Reach

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Patti Smith's memoir, Just Kids, won the National Book Award in 2010. Book critic Maureen Corrigan says her just-published new memoir, M Train, is a worthy — though altogether different — successor. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Patti Smith Reveals Her Solitary Soul In 'M Train'

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