A society of scientist-monks is at the heart of the latest saga from the author of Cryptonomicon and The Baroque Cycle. Now in paperback. Read Our Review. Interview with Neal Stephenson.
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May 18: Parade, the "first modern ballet," premiered in Paris on this day in 1917. The production was a collaboration of some of modernism's most famous -- music by Erik Satie, scenario by Jean Cocteau, costumes by Picasso,…
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