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Sam Anderson

February 1, 2010 | The Book Review
White Noise

Don DeLillo’s latest brings us as close to pure fictional stasis as we’re ever likely to get.

December 8, 2009 | Reading Room
Court of Opinion

Taking on Bill Simmons and The Book of Basketball.

December 14, 2009 | Aughts
When Lit Blew Into Bits

The meganovel shrank, even as reading itself metastasized.

December 14, 2009 | Aughts
The Stick List

New York's critics pick the television programs, books, movies, art, architecture, plays, and pop albums that we'll still be talking about in ten years.

November 23, 2009 | The Book Review
A Glorious Mess

Nabokov never wanted us to read his unfinished last novel. Unless, thrillingly, he did.

February 8, 2010 | Intelligencer
Social Salinger

Literature’s oddly companionable hermit.

November 9, 2009 | The Book Review

The latest in a bumper crop of books about the ethics of eating animals.

October 26, 2009 | Feature
Mrs. Logic

Ayn Rand never got into an argument she couldn’t win. Except, perhaps, with herself.

September 22, 2009 | Reading Room
The Conspiracy Artist

Decoding Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol.

September 14, 2009 | Feature
Intelligence Service

How Dan Brown feeds the brain.

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