Pandemic highlights the staying power of two 20th-century masterpieces

Albert Camus’s “The Plague” and J.M. Coetzee’s “Disgrace” deliver variations on a timely theme. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-13 09:24:29 UTC ]
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William Heinemann lands 'masterpiece' from Richard Powers

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Al Murray takes a look at the 20th century with Quercus

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A Road Trip With One of the 20th Century’s Greatest Writers

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How The Publishing World Is Staying Afloat During The Pandemic

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This new database shows the reading habits of major 20th-century authors.

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‘Warhol’ paints the Pop Art icon as the most influential artist of the 20th century

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[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-31 20:42:22 UTC ]
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Breaking cycling’s color barrier, and world records, in the early 20th century

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