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Khirbet Khizeh is a study in ambiguity of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
Insurrections of the Mind thinks insurrections ought to happen only in the mind.
How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?
The secret history of invisible ink.
Trevor Winkfield is a connoisseur of the original, spare and strange.
Nadifa Mohamed’s The Orchard of Lost Souls is a haunting and powerful novel.
How the literary critic Paul de Man turned evasiveness into authority.
The short stories in The UnAmericans are studies of effusive remoteness and meandering revolution.
Dave Eggers’s The Circle; Richard Powers’s Orfeo