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July 7, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 38
Joan Baez, Untrained Voice of Confidence
By James Kempton
She never stumbles
She's got no place to fall
--Dylan, "She Belongs to Me"
It seems uncharitable to permit Bob Dylan the opening statement on Jo ... More >>
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Anyone who's read On Beauty knows that author Zadie Smith's attitude towards academia is ambivalent at best. But this is what passes for a day job in the novel writing world, and so this semester finds Smith up at Columbia, teaching a fiction seminar called "Sense and Sensibility." The syllabus fo ... More >>