Lynn Garafola, a professor of dance at Barnard College, is the author, most recently, of Legacies of Twentieth-Century Dance.
Martin Duberman's biography of Lincoln Kirstein is a case study of the relationship between art and power.
Few Westerners have ever heard of Perm. A former czarist administrative
center, rustbelt Soviet city and gateway to the gulag, Perm was long
off-limits to foreigners.