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Every musical note has life in it. For six decades the composer Elliott Carter imagined that life precisely.
Shawn Francis Peters’s The Catonsville Nine.
How working in hotels led Henri Matisse and Ian Wallace to rediscover the intoxicating purity of light.
Moussa Touré’s La Pirogue, Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad
In his new book Kill Anything That Moves, Nick Turse shows that what were often presented as isolated atrocities were in fact the norm.
Joseph Anton is a tale of betrayals: of free speech, communities, religion, marriages, personal convictions, friends.
Lucia Perillo’s On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths.
The tension between the personal and the political permeates new books on Haiti by Amy Wilentz and Jonathan M. Katz.
It’s how I came to understand that the world—and all oppression—is connected.