Books, Arts & Society

‘The Raft of the Medusa’ by Théodore Géricault (1819)

The Misery Index

Why aren’t we doing more to relieve pain?

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By WRAY HERBERTRead more...
Napoleon in retreat after the Battle of Laon, 1814, by Ernest Meissonier

Refracted Glory

Napoleon on the downward slope

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By JAMES M. BANNER JR.Read more...
Flannery O’Connor and peacock  at Andalusia (ca. 1961)

Here They Stood

Confessions of a literary pilgrim

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By MARK MAIERRead more...
James Gandolfini, Tom Hardy

Badfellas

Apparently, the criminal life has its downside

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Conversations

Must Watching

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Shtetl marketplace, Galicia (ca. 1910)

Go East, Young Man

Jewish studies takes a new look at the Old World

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By SUSANNE KLINGENSTEIN

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Kent State

Too Soon?

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Jori Bolton

Comic Relief

Jonathan V. Last, comic custodian

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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At Least It's Not Patchouli

At Least It's Not Patchouli

A Parody.

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03

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Judy Bachrach

Journey’s End?

Visions of life from encounters with death

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By EDWARD SHORT

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NJOY

Up in Smoke

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Automation Nation

Automation Nation

When it comes to error, machines are only human.

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By MARK BAUERLEIN

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Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915-2011)

A Place in the Sun

The very slow progress toward a permanent retreat

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By DOMINIC GREEN

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

Cosmically Dishonest

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Dave Clegg

Millennial Mongers

The crackpot social science of generational analysis

Sep 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 03 • By ANDREW FERGUSON

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NFL

Podcast: On NFL Scandals, It's Time to Ban Abusers for Life

Hosted by Michael Graham.

4:35 PM, Sep 18, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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'Petition to Oppose Boycotts of Israel's Academic Institutions, Scholars, and Students'

12:02 PM, Sep 18, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Twitter-follow-me

The Era of Big Twitter Is Over

11:42 AM, Sep 17, 2014 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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