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NY Review of Books
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Joyce Carol Oates delivering her Robert B. Silvers Lecture, “Is the Uninspired Life Worth Living?" tonight at @nypl pic.twitter.com/jwR8vhKD13
Happy birthday, Hector Berlioz! Read Charles Rosen on the controversy over his reputation bit.ly/1IFVywA pic.twitter.com/ntyLaPCVyX
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“Somehow this country has to reassert its historic repugnance at the use of torture,” Anthony Lewis wrote in 2008 pic.twitter.com/tVLeFiyE8C
CIA leadership refused to punish officer who literally killed a detainee during torture session. pic.twitter.com/8Jsm9P52nw
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2002: @CIA torturers seek “formal declination of prosecution, in advance” for use of “more aggressive methods” pic.twitter.com/58JXUySK5M
A billion here, a billion there, and in a decade, you have a train station (and luxury mall). nyti.ms/1FLcjUT pic.twitter.com/dXVq81Oy0H
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"It is never too late for redemption" The Disgrace of Our Criminal Justice lgrd.co/1pCwwrU @nybooks #longreads pic.twitter.com/31X9TzSfN4
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Mark Strand once had an idea for a coin-operated gravestone, Charles Simic recalls j.mp/1mlijtN pic.twitter.com/kacVl8ZxSa
Alfred Kubin’s ‘Noah’s Ark: Landing’ (1911), an image “prophetic of our own lacerated planet” j.mp/1oZXA3S pic.twitter.com/yLZ6cGZmpq
Taking a Wrench to Reality: Julian Bell on Braque, Picasso, Léger, and Cubism’s big question j.mp/1oZGHGD pic.twitter.com/Ei6d77u5ad
Jenny Uglow on #LateTurner at the @Tate: a “fittingly autumnal show” j.mp/1wYvo2W pic.twitter.com/tyE6P2M9N0
Many saw J.M.W. Turner’s late work and wondered, Was his eyesight failing? Was he going mad? j.mp/1wYvo2W pic.twitter.com/kSwvyRby1t
Rembrandt’s Lucretia: “No one before had so vividly emphasized her sadness and isolation” j.mp/1sfpP9W pic.twitter.com/oCK4yDlWa3
Andrew Butterfield on the @NationalGallery’s “exhilarating” show of late Rembrandt works j.mp/1sfpP9W pic.twitter.com/hX8TFN2sZb
Statuette of Horus, “a god whom Egyptians and their Hellenic rulers could share” j.mp/1s0UMzm pic.twitter.com/kbn7vlYIKx
A judge on the history and injustice of the plea bargain in America: long.fm/1uh3XlP (Jed S. Rakoff, @nybooks) pic.twitter.com/dIZYjcyst7
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Stuck for a costume? Some ideas here from Jack Kirby, The Hairy Who, and Destroy All Monsters j.mp/1sAtOh4 pic.twitter.com/ZqA5TyPLiH
Margaret Sanger as Wonder Woman, on a diaphragm trampoline (drawing by David Levine, 1978) j.mp/1wIRyEa pic.twitter.com/wnmEJzHVqq
Leo Rubinfien: At the Typhoon Shelter, Yaumatei, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 1980 j.mp/1wFSb3e pic.twitter.com/SBeqV65OG8
An alternative history of postwar American art j.mp/1sAtOh4 pic.twitter.com/yueoErMNzi
Want a creepy, well-written Halloween read? Check out 'The Other,' available in the library: nybooks.com/books/imprints… pic.twitter.com/QE6aO6xGck
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