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Saul Bellow (1962)

On His Way

The irresistible rise of Saul Bellow.

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Cosimo I de’ Medici by Agnolo Bronzino (ca. 1545)

Unsweetness and Light

Backstage at the Renaissance was a dangerous place to be.

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35 • By LAWRENCE KLEPPRead more...
Robert Aickman

Strange Interludes

A second introduction to a master of the mysterious.

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Saddam Hussein Loved Doritos

9:14 PM, May 24, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Casual Podcast: Among Fans

2:05 PM, May 23, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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Last and Hayes on 'Dadly Virtues'

9:29 AM, May 22, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Chinese destroyer ‘Harbin’ visits Pearl Harbor (1997).

Numero Uno

The not-so-secret Chinese strategy for global supremacy.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By ALEXANDER GRAY

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Bernini’s Rape of Persephone

Reading Ovid at Columbia

A Victorian solution for delicate sensibilities.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JOSEPH BOTTUM

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Neanderthal family models in ‘Ice Age Giants’ exhibition, Garding, Germany (2011

Poor Relations

The rise and fall of our Neanderthal cousins.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Eighth-floor gallery: exposed roof beams and slanted skylights

Whitney’s New Digs

Alas, the very model of a modern major museum.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By DANIEL GELERNTER

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Franklin Raines: ‘We manage our political risk with the same intensity that we m

Mortgage Madness

Blame for the 2008 financial collapse is, and should be, widespread.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JAY COST

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Ferguson Jenkins

A Fable for Moderns

The Cubs will win the World Series. And the Fed will raise interest rates.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JOE QUEENAN

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Shelley Memorial, University College, Oxford

Isn’t It Romantic

The late Peter Gay underestimates the movement.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By JAMES SEATON

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Christina Hoff Sommers speaks at Wagner College in New York, April 7, 2010.  At

Feminist Enemy Number One

Christina Hoff Sommers might need a safe space.

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By MARK HEMINGWAY

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jori bolton

Among Fans

David Bahr, sports fan*

Jun 1, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 36 • By DAVID BAHR

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Washington Wants the Redskins

And is prepared to spend your money to get them.

4:07 PM, May 21, 2015 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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B&A Podcast: Lessons Learned, I Got It Bad, and Comic Opera

The Books & Arts Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian

2:00 PM, May 17, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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B&A Podcast: Einstein in Theory, the Bellweather, and a Survivor's Soul

The Books & Arts Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian

6:45 AM, May 16, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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