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March 21, 2011 Issue

Cover art by: On the cover: Protesters fill the capitol in Madison, Wisconsin, on February 16. Photo by Anne McClintock, design by Milton Glaser Incorporated

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  • Books & the Arts

    Wrinkles in Time: On Joanna Ruocco

    For Joanna Ruocco, language is a multiplier of worlds, a portal to alternate realities.

    David Carroll Simon

  • An Accelerated Grimace: On Cyber-Utopianism

    Clay Shirky’s Cognitive Surplus is the latest monotonous revery about the Internet social revolution. Evgeny Morozov punctures that bubble.

    Chris Lehmann

  • A Signature Copy

    Abbas Kiarostami’s Certified Copy; Matt Porterfield’s Putty Hill; Patricio Guzmán’s Nostalgia for the Light; J. Hoberman’s new book, An Army of Phantoms

    Stuart Klawans
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  • Crossword

    Puzzle No. 1623

    This puzzle originally appeared in the March 13, 1976, issue. Next week we’ll have five new ones, by the finalists in the competition to replace Frank W. Lewis.

    Frank W. Lewis