Hughes’s memoir is a a rollicking saga of his turbulent life.
Bruce Cole, a former Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC.
Articles by Bruce Cole
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A review of Brief Lives: An intimate and very personal portrait of the Twentieth Century, by Paul Johnson
Jack Lynch reviews "Samuel Johnson: A Biography," by Peter Martin, Jr., and "Samuel Johnson: The Struggle," by Jeffrey Meyers.