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May 25, 2015 Issue

Cover art by: illustration by Victor Juhasz

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  • Books and the Arts

    Inside Out

    With its new building, the Whitney Museum is now the best place to see modern and contemporary art in New York City.

    Barry Schwabsky

  • Damage

    In our new Gilded Age, the worst are not only full of passionate conviction. They are also damnably clever.

    George Scialabba

  • Critical Agents

    How J. Edgar Hoover’s paranoid view of literature led him to target African-American writers.

    Peter C. Baker

  • Financial Pop

    Money is sitting around in its sweatpants listlessly spooning peanut butter out of a jar.

    Joshua Clover

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