Books, Arts & Society

Sian Phillips, Kyle MacLachlan in ‘Dune’ (1984)

Dune’s Half-Century

A cult classic stands the test of time.

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J. R. R. Tolkien (1955)

Myth Makers

The long reach of a famous circle of Oxford scholars.

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Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent

Entails of Woe

The soap-operatic succession saga of the Sackvilles.

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Palestinian women in the Dead Sea (2008)

Senior Services

The best is yet to be, especially if you take a course.

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By STEPHEN MILLER

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Juvenile sex offenders in Stockton,  California, March 15, 2007

A Senseless Policy

Take kids off the sex-offender registries.

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By ELI LEHRER

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Florenz Ziegfeld and beauty contestants (ca. 1925)

Really Big Show

The Broadway impresario’s ‘maelstrom of mirth.’

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By WILLIAM H. PRITCHARD

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Rebecca Hall, Jason Bateman, Joel Edgerton in The Gift

Gem of Discomfort

The return of the classic thriller.

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Shirley Jackson and her children (1956)

Laureate of Demons

Uncollected writings from the Shirley Jackson vault.

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By DANNY HEITMAN

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Newly married and untested but ready  for anything, 1953

A Life that Made Sense

David Gelernter on Herbert Gelernter, 1929-2015

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By DAVID GELERNTER

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Child survivors of the gulags

Stalin’s Orphans

Children, by the millions, scattered across the USSR.

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By SUSANNE KLINGENSTEIN

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Presiding over a seminar, July 16, 2012

The Greatest of Teachers

Amy A. Kass, 1940-2015.

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By CAITRIN KEIPER

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Police vs. protesters, Athens (2011)

Greece on the Edge

How, exactly, did it come to this?

Sep 7, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 48 • By JOHN PSAROPOULOS

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This Will Help . . . Right?

Right?!?

2:46 PM, Aug 27, 2015 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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New York Times

Studies in Arrogance and Incomprehension

Gleanings and observations.

9:12 AM, Aug 26, 2015 • By IRWIN STELZER

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Buckley vs. Vidal, or, The Prince and the Pauper (But Don’t Take My Word For It)

Notes on 'Best of Enemies.'

10:42 AM, Aug 24, 2015 • By DAVID BAHR

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ba podcast

B&A Podcast: The Good Fight, Vision Quest, and When Earthlings Panic

The B&A Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

11:05 AM, Aug 23, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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American flag

The Way We Live Now

12:01 AM, Aug 22, 2015 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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Poor Excuse for a Brawl

2:59 PM, Aug 21, 2015 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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