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The author of the "raw and subversive" Doonesbury comic strip fails to grasp the true meaning of the First Amendment.
Caesar's death was more than the end of an extraordinary life; it was the end of an era.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali's new book argues that the time for a Muslim reformation is now.
A selection from David Pryce-Jones's memoir reveals the literary world, anti-Semitism, and changing politics of twentieth-century Europe.
by Kyle Smith
On The Audience at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, Skylight at the John Golden Theatre, & The Heidi Chronicles at the Music Box Theatre.
by Marco Grassi
On “Sculpture in the Age of Donatello" at The Museum of Biblical Art.
by Bruce Cole
"A Centenary of Australian War Art” at the Embassy of Australia, Washington, D.C.
by James Panero
On “Keith A. Smith: The Fabric Works: 1964–1980” at Bruce Silverstein; “Karen Schwartz: Down the Rabbit Hole” at Life on Mars Gallery; “Mel Bernstine” at McKenzie Fine Art; “Graham Nickson: Spectrum” at Betty Cuningham Gallery; “Louise P. Sloane: Recent Paintings” at Andre Zarre Gallery & “Arts in Bushwick: Making History” at Storefront Ten Eyck
On the Adès Totentanz, the St. Louis Symphony at Carnegie Hall, John Adams's Scheherazade.2 & more.
Manners & morals
The history of the fraternities may hold the solution for curing the current ills of the Greek system.
by Stefan Beck
Reviews of The Buried Giant, by Kazuo Ishiguro; John the Pupil, by David Flusfeder; Know Your Beholder, by Adam Rapp & Notes from a Dead House, by Fyodor Dostoevsky.
by Conrad Black
on Stalin: Volume I: Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928 by Stephen Kotkin
by Sarah Ruden
on The Offense of Love: Ars Amatoria, Remedia Amoris, and Tristia 2 (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) by Ovid,Julia D. Hejduk
on The Getaway Car: A Donald Westlake Nonfiction Miscellany by Donald E. Westlake,Levi Stahl,Levi Stahl,Lawrence Block
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