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Bookends: Highbrow, Lowbrow, Middlebrow — Do These Kinds of Cultural Categories Mean Anything Anymore?
Thomas Mallon and Pankaj Mishra discuss whether there is any use in retaining old labels of cultural prestige.
Louise Shivers, Conjurer of Rural South, Dies at 84
Ms. Shivers was startled by the critical success of her first novella, “Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail” (1983), published when she was in her 50s.
Books of The Times: ‘The Invisible Bridge,’ by Rick Perlstein
In “The Invisible Bridge,” his latest history of the American conservative movement, Rick Perlstein chronicles 1973 through 1976.
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2 Americans infected with Ebola
The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to plague West Africa as leaders scramble to stop the virus from spreading.
Congress comes up with deal on VA
Calling it a "cost of war," Republican and Democratic leaders announced a $17 billion compromise bill Monday that would get veterans to a doctor more quickly, hire more medical staff, add dozens of new facilities and cut bonuses at the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Tips needed in FSU professor's slaying
The mystery behind the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has authorities in Florida asking for the public's help.