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  • 12 Jun 2009

    Rorotoko: Peter Conn’s ‘American 1930s’

    Brainy wonderblog rorotoko.com offered The American 1930s author Peter Conn their front page today, and he happily obliged with his piece 'Against the Simplification of History.' His aim: to examine the ways in which history and imaginative works can illuminate each other, and to understand how fictional works help us understand our national past.

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  • 24 Mar 2009
    Peter Conn

    Top Five Depression-Era Novels

    In Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, Cambridge author Peter Conn gives us a taste of his recent work, The American 1930s. The Opinion Journal’s weekly Top Five turned to Conn for true literary greatness from that most desolate time. In doing so, he may give us hope for the current crop of writers. 1. Now in […]

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