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Russell Shorto

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Russell Shorto

Russell Shorto writes regularly for The New York Times Magazine. He is the author, most recently, of The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan, the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America (Doubleday).


News and Features

Jill Lepore's New York Burning paints a realistic portrait of a
purported slave rebellion in 1741 and the hysteria that followed, a
harrowing lesson of how abusers of power become haunted by the
nightmare of retribution.