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Micah Mattix

Micah Mattix is a senior editor of The Spectator’s World edition and the author of the Prufrock newsletter. He has written for the Wall Street Journal, the New Criterion, the Atlantic and many other publications.

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Evil stories

Plus: The complete Auden, imaginary numbers and more

By Micah Mattix

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The exhaustion of American culture

Plus: America and Israel, a history of Labour and more

By Micah Mattix

Books

Books you should plan to read this fall

The temperature might have soared but there’s plenty of good lit to look forward to

By Micah Mattix

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The lost art of dying

Plus: The history of Library of America, reading Larkin and more

By Micah Mattix

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The man who invented waterskiing

Plus: Medieval street musicians, a married Eliot, and more

By Micah Mattix

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Ancient souvenirs

Plus: a speculative history of France, Auden’s essays and more

By Micah Mattix

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The supposed prosperity of ancient Rome

Plus: The life and work of René Magritte, the never-ending OED and more

By Micah Mattix

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Molière at 400

Plus: England’s eccentric gardens, Blade Runner at forty and more

By Micah Mattix

Books

The Marxist writer who railed against Lenin

Maxim Gorky looked to literature and culture as much as to revolution

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Lincoln in context

Plus: Céline’s war novel, Oxford’s disappearing second-hand bookstores and more

By Micah Mattix

Books

In praise of (very) small independent publishers

They punch above their weight, especially with religious books

By Micah Mattix

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What your bookshelves say about you

Plus: The English jazz scene and more

By Micah Mattix

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Dog dreams

Plus: A not-so-radical history of the American Revolution

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

Those tiresome gendered novels

Plus: P.D. James’s moral detective fiction, the rise of palm oil and more

By Micah Mattix

Prufrock

The problem with climate change alarmism

Plus: In praise of bookstores, a radical left-wing critique of feminism and more

By Micah Mattix

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