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Blind Accidents

How John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle brilliantly epitomizes the caper film

by David Lehman | Saturday, April 17, 2021

Book Reviews

Seconds from Midnight

Busting the myth that skilled diplomacy saved the world

by Gregg Herken | Friday, April 16, 2021

Smarty Pants Podcast

Caracara, Caw Caw

Meet the smartest bird you’ve never heard of

by Stephanie Bastek | Friday, April 16, 2021

Article

Poetry in the Abstract

What happens when scientists write haiku?

by Christopher Cokinos | Thursday, April 15, 2021

Asturias Days

La Buena Vida

by Clellan Coe | Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Read Me a Poem

“Everyone Sang” by Siegfried Sassoon

Poems read aloud, beautifully

by Amanda Holmes | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Book Reviews

Swimming the River of Song

How a young scholar demystified the ancient oral tradition

by A. E. Stallings | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Book Reviews

Surviving the Anthropocene

Can we reverse-engineer our way out of catastrophe?

by Stephen J. Pyne | Monday, April 12, 2021

Viral Days

Four Masks and a Funeral

On the loss of freedoms in Hong Kong

by Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Saturday, April 10, 2021

Smarty Pants Podcast

Hope Against the Storm

How American communities contend with rising sea levels

by Stephanie Bastek | Friday, April 09, 2021
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“It was the first time I had ever been denied alcohol by a Russian, and it was hard not to take that as a sign of social improvement.”—Graeme Wood

Plus: Mary Jo Salter writes sonnets for Zoomtimes, Sally Greene talks about the power of “Black Power,” Shakhar Rahav explores China’s power moves

Book Reviews

Seconds from Midnight

Busting the myth that skilled diplomacy saved the world

by Gregg Herken

Book Reviews

Swimming the River of Song

How a young scholar demystified the ancient oral tradition

by A. E. Stallings

Book Reviews

Surviving the Anthropocene

Can we reverse-engineer our way out of catastrophe?

by Stephen J. Pyne

Article

Jacques Barzun and Friend

What did a distinguished historian, and possibly a great man, see in an unkempt young would-be writer?

by Arthur Krystal

Book Reviews

Artist of Excess

The man who painted his century’s nightmare

by Sierra Bellows
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The Word—and Weird—of God

By Jayne Ross

An excerpt from A Most Peculiar Book: The Inherent Strangeness of the Bible by Kristen Swenson
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