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.

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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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Athena, an android in 'Tomorrowland'

Strange Bedfellows

Human-android love is a nonstarter. Period.

Aug 10, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 45 • By JOE QUEENAN

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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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No Game

Trump: The Game

A TWS staff review.

4:38 PM, Jul 30, 2015 • By JIM SWIFT

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Sexism at the World Cup

11:21 AM, Jul 29, 2015 • By CLAUDIA ANDERSON

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Memphis City Council Tries to Dig Up the Past

To exhume body of Confederate lieutenant general and first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.

8:32 AM, Jul 29, 2015 • By WILL BREWBAKER

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Hillary Clinton

Tom Brady and Hillary Clinton

7:50 AM, Jul 29, 2015 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL

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Obama Portrait 2006

Obama Criticizes the Democratic Process in Undemocratic Ethiopia

3:35 PM, Jul 27, 2015 • By ETHAN EPSTEIN

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