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MFAs aren’t a problem: it’s artists being content with what they know.
A new history of Chile is a wrestling match between fatalism and optimism.
The worlds of Sholem Aleichem.
How the call to empathy helped mobilize a nation.
The Brooklyn Museum’s massive show of war photography is a wasted opportunity.
Do “smart” urban automation projects have more in common with Jane Jacobs or Le Corbusier?
The author's half-forgotten masterpiece, Benito Cereno, provides fascinating insight into issues of slavery, freedom, individualism—and Islamophobia.