1. Stephen Greenblatt won the National Book Award for Non-Fiction last night. Here’s Maureen’s review of his book, The Swerve. [Also, here’s five National Book Award nominees reading from their books.] View in High-Res

    Stephen Greenblatt won the National Book Award for Non-Fiction last night. Here’s Maureen’s review of his book, The Swerve. [Also, here’s five National Book Award nominees reading from their books.]

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    the swerve

    national book award

  1. Stephen Greenblatt’s new non-fiction wonder called, The Swerve, is part adventure tale, part enthralling history of ideas. As Greenblatt’s story reminds us, there have been other, much grimmer times in history when books as objects very nearly disappeared — without Kindles, Nooks or iPads to take their place.

    — In a new book, professor Stephen Greenblatt explores the “spookily modern” writings of Lucretius.

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    maureen corrigan

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    Renaissance

    Stephen Greenblatt