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Krzysztof Kieslowski’s White

Krzysztof Kieslowski’s Three Colors, Gavin O’Connor’s Warrior

WPA poster advertising the 1938 production of Haiti

Laurent Dubois’s Hati: The Aftershocks of History.

Kenneth Goldsmith reading at the White House, May 11

David Orr’s Beautiful and Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry; Kenneth Goldsmith’s Uncreative Writings

From À propos de Nice

The Complete Jean Vigo, Travis Wilkerson’s An Injury to One.

Joan Didion’s Blue Nights, Peter Van Buren’s We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People.

Entrance to Damascus

Andrew Tabler’s In the Lion's Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington's Battle With Syria; Steven Cook’s The Struggle for Egypt: From Nasser to Tahrir Square.

Anne Roiphe

Anne Rophie’s Art and Madness, Millicent Monk’s Songs of Three Islands, Maisie Houghton’s Pitch Uncertain.

Rita Dove

Rita Dove's Penguin Anthology of 20th Century Poetry.

Ellen Willis, 1970

Out of the Vinyl Deeps catalogs Ellen Willis’s pop years.