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  • Never enough of Calvin Trillin

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    September 13, 2011 | 7:50 pm

    Calvin Trillin, as we are reminded in “Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: forty years of funny stuff” (Random House: $27), has long served as a polestar in the American literary firmament. He is best-known and loved for his witty contributions to The New Yorker, but he has also...

  • No Laughing Matter

    By Tom Teicholz

    April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Over the last year, I have read many wonderful novels: "The Lovely Bones" by Alice Sebold, "Atonement" by Ian McEwan, "The Hours" by Michael Cunningham. Well-written, emotionally resonant, all best-sellers, these highly praised literary works are required reading in book groups in...