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Bruce Bawer


Articles by Bruce Bawer

The Single Artificer

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Songbirds

Words, No Music

Life Itself

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A Modern Man

Poets and Their Letters

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The Flâneur, the Chemist, and the Chairman

Underachiever?

In Memoriam: Thomas M. Disch

“An Impersonal Passion”: Thornton Wilder

Early Maxwell

The Way of All Flesh

Didion’s Dreamwork

In the Shadow of the Gulag: Tony Judt’s Europe

Civilized Pleasures

Crisis in Europe

Solid Gold

Hating America

A Plague of Poets

Nordic Novels

Mendacity and the Magisterium

Metropolitan Life

Civilization and V.S. Naipaul

Religious Atheist: The Case of Allen Tate

Edward W. Said, Intellectual

The Long Proustian Shelf

Borne Ceaselessly into the Past

Letter from Norway: It’s Good to Be the King

Simpson’s Villon

What Is Truth?

The Faith of E. L. Doctorow

Ordinary People

John Updike, Wordsmith

André Gide, Evangelist

Reading at Risk to Ourselves: The Novels of Matthew Stadler

Time’s Up

Ring-a-Ding-Ding

The Game of Taste

Millennial Bookbag

In Our Beginnings

The Good Soldier

Politics, the Media, James Fallows, and Me

God on the Bestseller List

Violated by Ideas: Reflections on Literature in an Age of Identity Politics

Family Values

Helen Vendler, Poetry Critic

A Letter to Cambridge