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James Agee

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  • Where's Weldon?

    Where's Weldon?
    The poet Weldon Kees was born in Beatrice, Neb., in 1914, though what's best known about him is that on July 18, 1955, his car was found abandoned with the keys still in the ignition in a parking lot on the Marin County side of the Golden Gate Bridge....
  • "Daring to Look," by Anne Whiston Spirn

    Dorothea Lange's photograph "Migrant Mother" (1936), which shows a plaintive, destitute woman surrounded by her children at the height of the Depression, secured her place as one of the most distinguished documentary photographers of all time. That...
  • Steve Earle: Shadowing James Agee

     
    ???Knoxville: Summer 1915??? has always threatened to eclipse the rest of James Agee???s ???A Death in the Family.??? Agee???s beautiful evocation of fathers at their lonely twilight posts is the section I look forward to most when I return to......
  • David Shields recommends 26 shifting nonfictions

     
    David Shields, the author of "Reality Hunger," couldn't help but notice the buzz when a new biography of Polish writer Ryszard Kapuscinski, above, said he invented some of his nonfiction. It's the latest in a series of small turmoils about......