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A Novel for the Plague Years

When the Spanish Influenza comes on stage in William Maxwell’s 1937 novel They Came Like Swallows, the family at the heart of the book...

I Mistook My Country For My Home

When I moved back to the United States, I thought I was returning home. But even after my grandfather’s death, thousands of miles separate...