Lahiri’s Metamorphoses

By Aditya Gandhi

Over eight years have passed since Jhumpa Lahiri announced her intention to leave behind the terrain of English letters and write only in Italian.

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What the 1990s Did to America

By Henry M. J. Tonks

The 1990s are usually seen as a moment of tranquility. Cold War won, business booming, history at an end. Nothing could be further from the truth.

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Novels of Colombia’s Patriarchy

By Héctor Hoyos

Fathers dead and fathers dying—as well as adult children struggling to leave their fathers’ shadow—shape two recent novels from Colombia. Though one concerns a ...

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The Politics of For-Profit Higher Education

By Neil Gross

Back in June, David Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College, defeated then House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the Republican primary for Virginia’s Seventh Congressional District. It ...

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