Books, Arts & Society

‘Pierrot’ by Antoine Watteau (ca. 1718)

Philosophy in a Clown Suit

An unexpected key to understanding culture

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By PAUL A. CANTORRead more...
Santa in Nanjing (2012)

The China Effect

Please understand you’ll be misunderstood

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ABIGAIL LAVINRead more...
‘The Repentant Saint Peter’ (ca. 1600)

God and the Artist

The vision of El Greco as seen in Washington

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By EVE TUSHNETRead more...
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B&A Podcast: Stormin' Norman, Into the Valley, and the Mistress of Murder

4:20 PM, Dec 21, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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Casual Podcast: Plato's Diner

12:40 PM, Dec 20, 2014 • By TWS PODCAST

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Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment cross a river in the Sangin District,

Some Faces of War

Brave men, flawed strategies in Afghanistan

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By MACKUBIN THOMAS OWENS

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Pvt. Jason Kukkola, George W. Bush, Anita Kukkola at Walter Reed (2005)

The Art of Healing

Mothers, sons, daughters, and soldiers

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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Johns Hopkins

False Positive

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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John Casey at Sewanee, 2014

Master Class

The craft of fiction and the art of rewriting

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By PARKER BAUER

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Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, John Turturro, Christian Bale

Exodus, Stage Left

The biblical saga gets an up-to-the-minute adaptation

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Sentences We Didn’t Finish

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Red Whitewash

Revising—or disguising—a chapter in civil rights history

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By HARVEY KLEHR

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A Philadelphia Story

Michael Warren's Christmas story

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By MICHAEL WARREN

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Kim's Plans

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By MICHAEL RAMIREZ

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Ma Joad (Jane Darwell), Tom Joad (Henry Fonda), Pa Joad (Russell Simpson),  ‘The

Dust to Dust

At 75, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ is less persuasive than ever

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By CHARLOTTE ALLEN

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There’s a Reason He’s Hard to Forgive

Dec 29, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 16 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Team America

Franco and Rogen, Useful Idiots?

4:40 PM, Dec 17, 2014 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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'Menachem Begin’s Zionist Legacy'

8:42 AM, Dec 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER

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