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Lis Harris

Lis Harris is the author of three books, Holy Days: the World of a Hasidic Family, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Rules of Engagement; and Tilting at Mills: Green Dreams, Dirty Dealings and the Corporate Freeze. … Continue reading

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Michael Scammell

Michael Scammell is a distinguished biographer and translator. He is the author of Solzhenitsyn, A Biography (1984) and, most recently, Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth Century Skeptic (2010), which won the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for … Continue reading

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Ben Marcus

Ben Marcus is the author of three works of fiction: The Age of Wire and String (1995), Notable American Women (2002), and The Father Costume (2002), which he wrote in collaboration with artist Matthew Ritchie. He has also published an … Continue reading

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Paul Elie

Paul Elie is the author of The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage, which chronicles four great American writers: Flannery O’Connor, Walker Percy, Thomas Merton, and Dorothy Day. His debut earned him a score of awards, … Continue reading

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Gary Shteyngart

Gary Shteyngart is the author of two bestselling novels, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook (2003) and Absurdistan (2006). His upcoming novel, Super Sad True Love Story, will be published by Random House on July 27 and is one of the most … Continue reading

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