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Jia Zhangke’s Touch of Sin, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, and other highs (and lows) from the New York Film Festival.
Denise Levertov’s poetic communion with the world.
Max Blumenthal’s carelessly constructed case against the Jewish state won’t help the occupation’s victims.
What the modern science of memory owes to the amnesiac patient H.M.
For all its postmodern flair, the revamped Benjamin Franklin Museum is surprisingly traditional and constrained.
Why are philosophers invoking the notion of human dignity to revitalize theories of political ethics?
Lucien Jaume’s Tocqueville: The Aristocratic Sources of Liberty.
A new book explores the alarming threat of accidental nuclear detonations.
Lethem’s new novel, Dissident Gardens, involves three generations of left-wing activists in New York City.