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Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

Feb 19, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On Claire Messud and French literature, Brenda Goodman, NYCB and NY Phil for the whole family & more from the world of culture.


Feb 11, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On Franz Boas, Italian Renaissance drawings at the Morgan, true romance with Schumann & more from the world of culture.


Feb 4, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On Sohrab Ahmari, lost music from Canterbury, the city of dogs & more from the world of culture.



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