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The New Yorker:

In the News: Out on a Limn, Pronoun Psychology

The composer Philip Glass will publish a memoir with Norton.

Remember the uproar over the critic Michiko Kakutani’s (over)use of the word “limn”? It’s back.

Which of your favorite songs have expanded your vocabulary?

The writer Sam Kean explains the weirdly smutty cover of the Chinese version of his book.

On the heels of Grantland, The Classical.

Roger Ebert tantalizes readers with an excerpt of his forthcoming memoir, “Life Itself.”

The psychologist James Pennebaker says the way we use pronouns reveals much about us.

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