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Jonathan Blitzer | The Nation

Jonathan Blitzer

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Jonathan Blitzer

Jonathan Blitzer is on the editorial staff of The New Yorker.

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News and Features

To what extent does Franco’s rule still dictate contemporary Spanish culture?

Philip Glass’s new opera, The Perfect American, is a mix of bluster and inspiration.

How Argentine fiction about the Malvinas War conspires in a trick of perspective.

In a nonfiction account of a failed coup, the novelist Javier Cercas tackles the confounding history of Spain's transition to democracy.

Juan Carlos Onetti immerses himself in reality just long enough to fashion an escape. This is his peculiar gift.

Despite mounting evidence, Americans remain willfully blind to the government's barbaric treatment of terror suspects. Now, human rights groups and religious organizations are using testimonies from victims to awaken moral revulsion at what is being done in our name.