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How the literary critic Paul de Man turned evasiveness into authority.
The city and its landscape would not exist were it not for many violations against nature.
Recollections from Tom Engelhardt and an interview with Schell.
John Judis’s provocative history of US foreign policy toward Israel
Immanuel Velikovsky’s strange quest for a scientific theory of everything
The short stories in The UnAmericans are studies of effusive remoteness and meandering revolution.
How Georgi Markov became the truth-teller of Bulgaria’s communist era, and paid for it with his life.
Dave Eggers’s The Circle; Richard Powers’s Orfeo