Books, Arts & Society

Rounding third (ca. 1915)

Hero as Villain

What you know about Ty Cobb would surprise him.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39 • By GEOFFREY NORMANRead more...
Mabel the goshawk

Prey with Me

The art of falconry as antidote for grief.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39 • By SARA LODGERead more...
Adolf Hitler, Mustafa Kemal

Design for Power

What the Nazis saw, and didn’t see, in the Turkish strongman.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39 • By THOMAS A. KOHUTRead more...

A Missed Irony

10:18 AM, Jul 6, 2015 • By DAVID MURRAY

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New York Times

Timothy Egan Throws a Snowball

A flawed column in the New York Times.

9:04 AM, Jul 6, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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Casual

Casual Podcast: Father Knows Best

11:45 AM, Jul 5, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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One of the Great 4th of July Speeches

4:04 PM, Jul 4, 2015 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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American flag

Reasons for Cheer and Fear on the Fourth

12:01 AM, Jul 4, 2015 • By IRWIN M. STELZER

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William Faulkner on Gettysburg

2:00 PM, Jul 3, 2015 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN

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Jon Bon Jovi

Jon Bon Jovi, American Hero

He wasn't Petty.

2:17 PM, Jun 30, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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Wattenberg

Ben Wattenberg, 1933-2015

He had the courage to stand against the mob.

12:28 PM, Jun 29, 2015 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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Feds Spend $668K to Study 'Twitter and Cardiovascular Health'

7:09 AM, Jun 29, 2015 • By JERYL BIER

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B&A Podcast: London Calling, the Genius Cycle, and Monster Mash

The Books & Arts Podcast is hosted by Philip Terzian.

1:15 PM, Jun 28, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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Thoughts on a Flag

9:00 AM, Jun 28, 2015 • By GARY BAUER

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Study National Security and Foreign Policy with Mike Doran, Paul Wolfowitz, Eric Edelman, and more

9:32 AM, Jun 26, 2015 • By DANIEL HALPER

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Max Beerbohm by Walter Sickert (1897)

Max Unillustrated

A major minor master in prose.

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By DANNY HEITMAN

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Lt. Audie Murphy (1945)

A Tragic Hero

Offscreen and on the battlefield with Audie Murphy.

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By MICHAEL DIRDA

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Witch Trials Memorial, Salem, Massachusetts

Spectral Presence

Echoes of Salem across the centuries.

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By DAVID AIKMAN

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