Stan Buller

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American Dreams: Saul Bellow’s Masterpiece of Lamentation

<i>Herzog</i> was never just a novel; from the beginning it was a symbol, a crucible, a shibboleth. Even the earliest reviews submitted it to an analysis …

Love for the Library: A Reading List

My New Year’s resolution for 2014: forgo book-buying—just for a year. I’ve made two or three exceptions (a signed first edition! A play from my …

Reading List: 6 Stories for the Science-Fiction Newbie

<i>Hilary Armstrong is a literature student at U.C. Santa Barbara and a Longreads intern. She also happens to love science fiction, so she put together</i> …

What High Schoolers Should Be Reading

“Just maybe the novel is not the best device for transmitting ideas, grand themes, to hormonal, boisterous, easily distracted, immature teenagers. …

60 Words And A War Without End: The Untold Story Of The Most Dangerous Sentence In U.S. History

Written in the frenzied, emotional days after 9/11, the Authorization for the Use of Military Force was intended to give President Bush the ability to retaliate against whoever orchestrated the attacks. But more than 12 years later, this sentence remains the primary legal justification for nearly …

National Security

9 Traits of Southern Writing: A Reading List

<i>Elizabeth Hudson (@elizahudson) is editor in chief of Our State magazine, an 81-year-old regional magazine all about the people, places, and things</i> …

North Carolina

‘The Greatest Catastrophe the World Has Seen’

The War That Ended Peace: The Road to 1914<p>by Margaret MacMillan<p>Random House, 739 pp., $35.00<p>1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War<p>by …

February 2014