The 3rd installment of a desirable decade-by-decade sequence, this anthology collects ancient New Yorker items from the main tumultuous years of the 20th century—including items through James Baldwin, Pauline Kael, Sylvia Plath, Roger Angell, Muriel Spark, and John Updike—alongside new exams of the Nineteen Sixties by means of a few of today’s most interesting writers.
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