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Obama & the Coming Election: @ElizabethDrewOH on the importance of the midterms j.mp/1rCVLuY
Fighting Polio in Syria: Save the Children Responds bit.ly/1qzjqJR
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Robin Robertson’s new translation of Euripides’ Bacchae j.mp/XPKiv1
Why a UN-backed court in Cambodia convicted Khmer Rouge leaders of crimes against humanity, but not of genocide j.mp/1vFUJMB
Richard Sexton: Partially demolished building with Edifico FOSCA in the background, Havana bit.ly/1oljbNp pic.twitter.com/PkGjW8hFhg
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New Orleans and its architectural ties to the cities of the Creole diaspora, in photographs: j.mp/1oYVOz5
What Only Soldiers Understand: Christopher de Bellaigue on Sebastian Junger’s film ‘Korengal’ j.mp/1ti04Kg
A Natural Wonder in Peril: Tim Flannery on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and its history j.mp/1pzDTOe
Find a comfy chair and enjoy this update by Alberto Manguel on A History of Reading: Conversations with the dead. nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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Conversations with the Dead: from the new introduction to Alberto Manguel’s ‘A History of Reading’ j.mp/VsqrQu
Garry Winogrand was like a walking camera: by the time he died he had taken nearly a million photographs j.mp/1t04ZQ6
Garry Winogrand's Lonely America, an interview with Dominique Nabokov bit.ly/1mOezQ7 pic.twitter.com/qg46NZqOMd
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"My only other choice was death" doctor forced from #Syria tells @annie_sparrow, as polio+deadly epidemics spread nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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“There are ways of looking good which cannot be faked.” j.mp/1p3wztW
“There are many ways to live a full, responsible, and wise life that do not pass through reading literary fiction.” j.mp/1nJdTuL
#Syria's polio outbreak mainly due to Assad's atrocities but also a consequence of @WHO & @UNICEF policy choices: nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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Fascinating chat w/ Tsering Woeser & Wang Lixiong on identity &ethnic violence in China 1. nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/… 2. nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/…
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In his letters Ernest Hemingway took on many styles: flattering to Gertrude Stein, bigoted and obscene to Ezra Pound j.mp/1kwDvAc
Are WHO and UNICEF putting partnership with Syria’s brutal dictatorship over their responsibility to public health? j.mp/1q6JjwO