Essays

2013
The Prodigal Daughter: Writing, history, mourning
Lepore, Jill. 2013. “The Prodigal Daughter: Writing, history, mourning.” The New Yorker, July 8, 2013. Article
Lepore, Jill. 2013. “The Prism: Privacy in an age of publicity.” The New Yorker, June 24, 2013. Article Abstract

This essay began as the Joanna Jackson Goldman Lectures in American Civilization and Government, which I delivered at the New York Public Library in March of 2013.

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Lepore, Jill. 2013. “The Oddyssey: Robert Ripley and His World.” The New Yorker, June 3, 2013.
Lepore, Jill. 2013. “The Force: How much military is enough?” The New Yorker, January 28, 2013. Article
2012
Lepore, Jill. 2012. “Tax Time: Why we pay.” The New Yorker, November 26, 2012. Article
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Lepore, Jill. 2012. “The Lie Factory: How politics became a business.” The New Yorker, September 24, 2012. Article
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Lepore, Jill. 2012. “The Unseen: How a magazine article became a declaration of war on poverty.” Smithsonian, September 2012.
Lepore, Jill. 2012. “Obama, The Prequel: An Origin Story.” The New Yorker, June 25, 2012. Article
Lepore, Jill. 2012. “Benched: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Judicial Independence.” The New Yorker, June 18, 2012. Article
Lepore, Jill. 2012. “Battleground America: One Nation, Under the Gun.” The New Yorker, April 23, 2012. Article
2011
Lepore, J. 2011. “Birthright: What's next for Planned Parenthood.” The New Yorker. Article
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Lepore, J. 2011. “Dickens in Eden: Summer Vacation with Great Expectations.” The New Yorker, August 29, 2011. Article
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Lepore, J. 2011. “Objection: Clarence Darrow's Unfinished Work.” The New Yorker, May 23, 2011. Article
Lepore, J. 2011. “How Longfellow Woke the Dead.” The American Scholar 81: 2-15. Article
Lepore, J. 2011. “The Commandments: the Constitution and its worshippers.” The New Yorker. Article
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Lepore, J. 2011. “Twilight: Growing old and even older.” The New Yorker, March 14, 2011. Article
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2010
Lepore, Jill. 2010. “How To Write a Paper for This Class.” Historically Speaking 11 (1): 19-20.
Jill Lepore How to Write a Paper for This Class 2009.pdf
Lepore, J. 2010. ““Hidebound”.” Times Literary Supplement. Article
Lepore, J. 2010. “Tea and Sympathy: Who owns the American Revolution?” The New Yorker. Article

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