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The Last Samurai

  1. books
    A Premature Attempt at the 21st Century Literary CanonWherein a panel of learned critics tells us what belongs on a list of the 100 most important books of the 2000s … so far.
  2. close reads
    Helen DeWitt’s The Last Samurai Is the Best Book of the Century (for Now)The Last Samurai is a masterpiece. It’s an accident of recent history that it’s taken the culture some time to realize it.
  3. When Will Helen DeWitt Be Recognized As One of the Great American Novelists?A flood of bad luck has kept her debut The Last Samurai out of print. Will a new edition finally change things?