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July 4, 2015
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By Michael Dirda

About the Author

Michael Dirda, a book columnist for The Washington Post, received the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. He is the author of the memoir An Open Book and of four collections of essays: Readings, Bound to Please, Book by Book and, most recently, Classics for Pleasure. Besides writing regularly about books for various journals and newspapers, he is a frequent lecturer and an occasional college teacher.


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