Books, Arts & Society

Sian Phillips, Kyle MacLachlan in ‘Dune’ (1984)

Dune’s Half-Century

A cult classic stands the test of time.

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J. R. R. Tolkien (1955)

Myth Makers

The long reach of a famous circle of Oxford scholars.

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Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent

Entails of Woe

The soap-operatic succession saga of the Sackvilles.

Aug 3, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 44 • By SYDNEY LEACHRead more...
Two Weeks!

Hillary Clinton, Like You've Never Seen Her

3:01 PM, Aug 3, 2015 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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Libertarians for Bigger Government

Gleanings and observations.

12:36 PM, Aug 3, 2015 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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A Conversation With Christina Hoff Sommers

10:09 AM, Aug 3, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Washington Post

The Washington Post Pens a Puff Piece About an Urban Nuisance

8:36 AM, Aug 3, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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ba podcast

B&A Podcast: Dune's Half-Century, Loose Change, and Myth Makers

The Books & Arts Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

4:50 PM, Aug 2, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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Trump

Trump: The Documentary

A New York street fight finally unearthed, 25 years later

3:33 PM, Aug 1, 2015 • By JIM SWIFT

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Vladimir Horowitz at Carnegie Hall (1965)

Fear Itself

The art of sharing the stage with dread.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By JOHN CHECK

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NEWSCOM

Selective Outrage

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Skinner Family

A Vacation from Modern Parenting

David Skinner, father interrupted.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By DAVID SKINNER

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T. S. Eliot (1920)

Poet in Embryo

Old Possum’s formative years.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By JAMES MATTHEW WILSON

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Planning the workers’ paradise, 1919

Rogues’ Gallery

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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‘Lincoln Writing the Proclamation of Freedom’ (1863) by David Gilmour Blythe

Emancipation Strategy

The ushering-out of the Peculiar Institution.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By RICHARD STRINER

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Daša Drndić

An Adriatic Dream

Metaphorical drama for the 20th century.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By STEPHEN SCHWARTZ

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A protest against the removal of Terri Schiavo’s feeding  tube in Pinellas Park,

Dangerous Apathy

Barbarism in our time.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By WESLEY J. SMITH

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Fidel Castro, Juan Reinaldo Sánchez (ca. 1980)

Defender of Fidel

No dictator is a hero to his bodyguard.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By RONALD RADOSH

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