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Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.
“Darling, this is Alessandro Spina, who is trying to make Italians feel guilty about their colonial crimes.”
In Stories We Tell, actor turned director Sarah Polley interrogates her past, revealing that our stories are our dearest form of property.
Micro-apartments have become trendy in planning circles, but their austerity is just another limit on the aspirations of the poor.
In The Good Spy, Kai Bird documents the life of CIA agent Robert Ames, a sincere and unlikely mediator in the Middle East.
A reporter’s journey involves writing with a sense of history and without false consolation.
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is as modest and patient an act of daredevilry as has ever been achieved on film.
How the rhetoric of ecoetiquette muddies writing about global warming.
Nadifa Mohamed’s The Orchard of Lost Souls is a haunting and powerful novel.
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