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Now, when someone asks, "So what's really happening in Iraq?" I will just forward this link: nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/… Great, sober overview.
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“If books are containers that preserve the souls of their authors, why not look for immortality there?” j.mp/1ezYPSm
The New York Police Department has shut down the unit it built to spy on Muslims. Michael Greenberg’s 2012 #longread: j.mp/SAibcr
April 21: “The Future of Human Rights” at @GeorgetownLaw with Stephen Breyer, Pamela Karlan, David Cole, and others: j.mp/1nqUPUn
“The self is a story we tell.” @JamesGleick on Marcel Theroux’s Strange Bodies (and Milton and Borges): j.mp/1ezYPSm
Streaming live tonight: Capital in the 21st Century, with Thomas Piketty, Joseph Stiglitz, Paul Krugman, others j.mp/1eQOGeN
More than 2,500 Iraqis have been killed since the start of the year, including 300 in the first ten days of April. j.mp/QnCNH6
In Princeton tonight, Peter Brooks and Linda Asher discuss Balzac’s Human Comedy j.mp/1eLdGnD
In his fifties, amateur pianist Alan Rusbridger resolved to learn Chopin’s Ballade No. 1, practicing 15 minutes a day j.mp/1iTUarC
Tax burdens on high-income Americans have fallen across the board since the 1970s. The case for wealth taxes: j.mp/1sCv9YL
On this date 149 years ago Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford’s Theatre. David Bromwich on the president’s ambition: j.mp/1lVulfU
On JFK, Oswald, and the “climate of hate” in Dallas: James Piereson vs. @frankrichny j.mp/1lE40ms
The iPhone and iPad were based on scientific research done by government-backed scientists and engineers j.mp/1gvXhYi
On the value of government: an economist debunks the idea that the private sector does all the innovation j.mp/1gvXhYi
Lincoln preferred Macbeth to Hamlet: a hero who had committed great wrongs, rather than one who had done too little j.mp/1lVulfU
Weekend reading: Paul Krugman on a book that will change the way we talk about wealth and inequality j.mp/1sCv9YL
Pianist Stephen Hough performs at Alice Tully Hall, Sunday at 5: j.mp/1gk2Ysd
Evan Hughes went to Norway and Sweden in search of Karl Ove Knausgaard: j.mp/1hAstrg
"Sorry sir! You are not qualified to enter here.” @sethcolterwalls on the great Anthony Braxton nybooks.com/blogs/gallery/… via @nybooks
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“Sweet and hilarious, perhaps the greatest movie anachronism of 1967” (plus Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac) j.mp/1ndOuLL
What does Abraham Lincoln’s reading of Shakespeare tell us about his will, ambition, and sense of justice? j.mp/1lVulfU
Inequality over the past century (via Paul Krugman: j.mp/1sCv9YL) pic.twitter.com/YxGSMKOuVS