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John Epstein

John Epstein is a lawyer and writer based in Brooklyn, New York.

John Epstein is a lawyer and writer based in Brooklyn, New York.

 

John Epstein appears in the following:

Wallace Stegner and the Art of Fiction

Monday, December 08, 2014

See the thing as clearly as you can and try for the clearest, least obscured image.
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Robert Kiley, Underground Movements, New York’s Subways

Monday, September 29, 2014

He cleaned up the subways.
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Professor Laurence Tribe, The Constitutional Convention of 1787

Thursday, September 18, 2014

It’s not embalmed in a time capsule of amber as though it was not meant to change over time.
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A. Bartlett Giamatti: Baseball as a Meditation and Narrative On Life

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Baseball as a metaphor for life.

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Nicholas Pileggi, The Mafia in New York City

Thursday, April 24, 2014

In a one-hour talk that has the easy-going feel of a conversation in a diner, Nicholas Pileggi provides an account of how the Mafia came to power in New York City. 

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Paul Fussell: The Poetry of Three Wars: World War I, World War II and Vietnam

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

The late Paul Fussell (1924-2012) was a noted cultural and literary historian, who taught at Rutgers and the University of Pennsylvania. He wrote about such diverse subjects as Samuel Johnson, travel, and the American class system. His numerous books include Poetic Meter and Poetic Form, The Great War and Modern Memory (for which he won a National Book Award), and The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-45. Fussell was a veteran of World War II, fighting in Europe, where he was wounded and decorated with a Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts.

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