James Agee
James Agee

James Agee (1909–1955) was the author of Cotton Tenants and Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, among other works.

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June 12 2013 5:20 AM“You Ain’t Never Seen Trouble Till You Lose a Youngun”Life, illness, and death among the tenant farmers of 1936 Alabama, from a newly discovered book by the creators of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men.
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Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.