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Talking About Words

A lesson learned

Opinions are like mentors, says Nicholas Delbanco. We all have them. Some are more agreeable than others.

Time after time

Nicholas Delbanco reflects on a plague confounding artists across the ages: the risk of repetition.

Shop around the corner

Novelist Nicholas Delbanco pens an ode to readers’ pulp-and-paper Shangri-La: the bookstore.

Copycatting

Nicholas Delbanco ponders the perils of plagiarism.

It’s only words

Nicholas Delbanco illustrates how language that once seemed transgressive is now quite routine.