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I was a teenage Gramlich

I can't say I ever intended from a young age to spend my 18th year mastering Washington Consensus–era monetary policy to recite in stuttering, rote cliché before a panel of mildly curious economic policymakers who filled out the payroll at Alan Greenspa
How I conquered monetary policy, macroeconomics, and the giggles
By JIM NEWELL  |  March 30, 2012
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Authors strut their stuff

Literary gossip columnists, political poets, cranky lefties, and singing novelists are just some of the characters traipsing through Boston this spring to promote their new books.
Live and in person
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 02, 2012
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He's all Dwight

Throughout the 1940s, 50s, and '60s, Dwight Macdonald was one of the nation's most provocative and original literary, political, and cultural critics.
Remembering Dwight Macdonald's work
By PETER KADZIS  |  October 21, 2011