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November 11, 2013 Issue

Cover art by: photo by Bruce Davidson/Magnum of the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965

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  • Books & the Arts

    History’s Sinkhole

    How did the US-Mexican border become the place where the American past chokes on itself?

    Greg Grandin

  • Jim Crow II

    A history of the fight for voting rights and the movement to restrict them once again.

    Ari Berman

  • Sinners

    Jia Zhangke’s Touch of Sin, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, and other highs (and lows) from the New York Film Festival.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Shelf Life

    Denise Levertov’s poetic communion with the world.

    Ange Mlinko
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