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A Moroccan encounter with the ancient Berber alphabet leaves novelist Nicholas Delbanco feeling tongue-tied.
What goes up must come down, states the law of gravity. Nicholas Delbanco asks: Does that apply to literature too?
Nicholas Delbanco asks: How does one ensure the road not taken is the road to creative freedom?
H.D. Thoreau once said, ‘Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.’ Really?
Nicholas Delbanco memorializes late author, poet, essayist, and longtime U-M professor Donald Hall.
Nicholas Delbanco reminds us that the act of writing (i.e., making marks on a surface) changes with the times.
Frank Beaver examines how one TV miniseries re-imagined the American cowboy.
Nicholas Delbanco explains why the pen is mightier than the sword — not to mention the spoken word.
Frank Beaver gives an update on summer reads bound for silver screens.