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August 1-8, 2016 Issue

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  • Books and the Arts

    Nicole Eisenman’s Path to Genius

    In the early 2000s, the painter rediscovered a strain of modernism that doesn’t aspire to purity or certainty, but rather is willing to remain, as de Kooning once put it, “wrapped in the melodrama of vulgarity.”

    Barry Schwabsky

  • Europe’s Other Migration Crisis

    Eastern European countries are attempting to deter immigration today for the same reason they tried to halt emigration a century ago: to protect themselves as ethnic nations.

    John Connelly

  • Svetlana Alexievich’s Voices

    At a time when populism is in vogue, the Nobel Laureate has gone in the opposite direction. We need to read her and listen to the people she hears.

    John Palattella

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