book review

Albert Einstein (1921)

Men of Gravity

How to deal with a world turned upside down

Jan 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18 • By JOSHUA GELERNTER

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Peter Theo Curtis in the custody of al Qaeda

Sword vs. Pen

In the Age of Terror, the status of journalists is evolving

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17 • By GABRIEL SCHOENFELD

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Students protesting tuition increases, University of California, Berkeley

Learning Curve

Self-esteem is up while knowledge is down

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17 • By JONATHAN MARKS

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The Selected Letters of Willa Cather

One Writer’s Message

‘Any kind of integrity helps in this world, and I have my own kind.’

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17 • By JAMES SEATON

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James Laughlin and Ezra Pound in the hills above Rapallo (1937)

Gentleman of Letters

The hits and misses of James Laughlin

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17 • By MARJORIE PERLOFF

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Ant on a leaf

Once and Future Kings

A vertebrate’s tribute to our numerous cohabitants

Jan 5, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 17 • By TEMMA EHRENFELD

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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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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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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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Mark Strand

Poet of Understatement

Mark Strand, 1934-2014

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ELI LEHRER

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Everything old—even the ‘morbidness’—is new again

The Children’s Hour

Everything old—even the ‘morbidness’—is new again

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ELIZABETH POWERS

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Santa in Nanjing (2012)

The China Effect

Please understand you’ll be misunderstood

Dec 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 15 • By ABIGAIL LAVIN

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‘The relief of the Light Brigade’ by Richard Caton Woodville

Into the Valley

The stories behind the legend of the charge of the Light Brigade

Dec 15, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 14 • By ANDRE VAN LOON

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Bob Hope 1938

Hope and Glory

A century commanding the show business heights

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Philippe de Montebello

A Visual Dialogue

What connoisseurs talk about when they talk among themselves

Dec 8, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 13 • By JAMES GARDNER

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