Reviews & Essays

The Death Class

How one professor helps students who've faced death understand what it means.

 

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University Presses

Franco's Crypt

Reading Spain's civil war, and the modern nation in its wake.

 

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Reviews & Essays

The Noir Forties

There was victory in Europe and the Pacific; but the big screen told the story of an anxious nation.

 

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Library Without Walls

Anti-Intellectualism in American Life

A classic critique of our nation's changing discourse feels more relevant than ever.

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In Brief

Feng Shui: Secrets of Chinese Geomancy

Finding the most auspicious way to live within a place.

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In Brief

Bird on Fire

A study of urban sustainability in Phoenix finds troubling realities.

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Reviews & Essays

Germania

Simon Winder takes a highly personal and humorous look at "Britain’s weird twin."

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Reviews & Essays

The Birth (and Death) of the Cool

Is it finally actually hip to be square? Read more...