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John Hersey’s “Hiroshima”

Posted by litdaily on August 31, 2010

On August 31, 1946, John Hersey published “Hiroshima” in The New Yorker.  Occupying 68 pages of space, the article was an instant success. The magazine issue sold out and the story was re-printed and broadcast in book form, marking the nuclear explosion as one the most significant moments in recent history…more >>

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