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...
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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The author at 6 years old

Girl in the Mirror

One very unconventional coming-of-age.

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By SOPHIE FLACK

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Buster Keaton

Screen Tests

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By SONNY BUNCH

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Dave Clark

Midnight's Child

Joseph Bottum, morning truant

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By JOSEPH BOTTUM

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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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NEWSCOM

Allen Weinstein, 1937-2015

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By THE SCRAPBOOK

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Bob Hope, John Wayne, Ronald Reagan, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra (1970)

White House Cool

Celebrity as two-edged sword for presidents

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By TEVI TROY

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Grace Coolidge (1923)

The East Wing

All the presidents’ spouses in one place.

Jul 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 41 • By ARAM BAKSHIAN JR.

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