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Does David Bromwich’s idea of a Burkean left amount to anything more than contempt for Obama?
How Scarlett Johansson learned to become aloof from her own seductiveness.
Trevor Winkfield is a connoisseur of the original, spare and strange.
Watergate itself is “smoking gun” proof of that old axiom about the corruption of power.
“Darling, this is Alessandro Spina, who is trying to make Italians feel guilty about their colonial crimes.”
In Stories We Tell, actor turned director Sarah Polley interrogates her past, revealing that our stories are our dearest form of property.
Micro-apartments have become trendy in planning circles, but their austerity is just another limit on the aspirations of the poor.
In The Good Spy, Kai Bird documents the life of CIA agent Robert Ames, a sincere and unlikely mediator in the Middle East.