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Orwell on Writing: 'Clarity Is the Remedy'
People Acting Up: 'Gallatin Canyon'
Nell Freudenberger: 'The Dissident'
'After This,' the Latest from Alice McDermott
'Mecca and Main Street': U.S. Muslims After Sept. 11
'Middlemarch': Juvenile Pleasure, Grown-Up Insight
Novel: 'The Emperor's Children' in New York
'Fathers and Sons': A Ravishing Knockout of a Book
On Learning to Appreciate John Cheever's Stories
'The Emperor's Children,' a Winning Novel from Messud
Hooked on the Most Important Food Writer Alive