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October 27, 2014 Issue

Cover art by: design by Robert Best


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  • Books & the Arts

    Transcend and Organize

    Pier Paolo Pasolini was a force against the incoherence hiding in every hypocrisy.

    Susan Stewart

  • Gathering Fates

    For the German novelist Walter Kempowski, there was no single unifying experience of World War II.

    Michael Lipkin

  • American Minotaur

    The flesh-eating creature of Gone Girl is a rampaging composite of dollar signs.

    Stuart Klawans

  • Shelf Life

    How did “one person, one vote” become the rule for statehouses across the country?

    Peter C. Baker
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