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Sam Munson

Sam Munson

Sam Munson is the author of “The November Criminals.”

The Free World: A Novel By David Bezmozgis Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 356 pages In 2004, at the age of 31, David Bezmozgis published a slender collection called Natasha...

A Thousand Darknesses: Lies and Truth in Holocaust Fiction By Ruth Franklin Oxford, 256 pages Despite our enduring national fascination with the Holocaust, there has been little serious American...

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet By David Mitchell Random House, 479 pages Literary journalists have long made a hobby of predicting greatness. Their predictions are rarely...

Hungarian literature has never quite been entirely in or entirely out of fashion among English readers. Since the years before the Second World War, when...

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Davy, on Peter Wehner: I came across this blog from realclearpolitics.com but judging solely on the post above, this must be a partisan publication. Any political...

Addison, on Daniel Casse: Let me preface this with: I wish Mitt Romney were the Republican Presidential nominee. That written, it would be an act of...

CK MacLeod, on Jennifer Rubin: You know, if some of you McCain critics with your ridiculous amazement at the fact that McCain answers questions crisply and...

Ari, on Linda Chavez: I couldn’t agree more. Fears of rampant cultural destruction are completely misplaced. If anything, this country needs a second language! “You’re where you...

Raj C., on Jennifer Rubin: Add it [America's response to the situation in Georgia] to the list of conservative policy failures. Bush inherited a record surplus,...

Moshe Aharon, on Jennifer Rubin: I write to applaud Senator Obama's close relationship with George Clooney. In the present post-historical period international issues are framed as narratives....

From J.E. Dyer, on Max Boot: Let’s keep a few things straight. First, Russia has not been a help with Iran. Russia is not our ally in...