Chaplygin Street Blues

In a country as vast and varied as Russia, television is an unequaled means of information, unification, enculturation. It should be no surprise that a regime in collapse will try to keep its grip on television.

Dinosaur Dilemmas

The Dinosauria

edited by David B. Weishampel, edited by Peter Dodson, edited by Halszka Osmólska

Dinosaurs, Spitfires, and Sea Dragons

by Chris McGowan

In Saddam’s Arms

The Monument: Art, Vulgarity and Responsibility in Iraq

by Samir al-Khalil

Culture, History and Ideology in the Formation of Ba'thist Iraq, 1968–89

by Amatzia Baram

‘Glesca Belongs to Me!’

The Busconductor Hines

by James Kelman

Greyhound for Breakfast

by James Kelman

A Disaffection

by James Kelman

Lean Tales

by James Kelman and Agnes Owens and Alasdair Gray

The Burn

by James Kelman

Lanark: A Life in Four Books

by Alasdair Gray

Unlikely Stories, Mostly

by Alasdair Gray

The Fall of Kelvin Walker: A Fable of the Sixties

by Alasdair Gray

1982 Janine

by Alasdair Gray

McGrotty and Ludmilla or The Harbinger Report

by Alasdair Gray

Something Leather

by Alasdair Gray

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The Art of the Matter

Learning to Look

by John Pope-Hennessy

Taming the Beasts

The Fauve Landscape: Matisse, Derain, Braque, and Their Circle, 1904-1908 October 4–December 30, 1990; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 19–May 5, 1991; and The Royal Academy of Arts, London, June 10–September 1, 1991

an exhibition at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles,

The Fauve Landscape

catalog of the exhibition by Judi Freeman, with contributions by Roger Benjamin and James D. Herbert and John Klein and Alvin Martin

Tripping the Not-So-Light Fantastic

The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor

by John Barth

Metropolitan Opera

The Conscience of the Eye: The Design and Social Life of Cities

by Richard Sennett

Aggressive Progressive

Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874–1952

by T.H. Watkins

Paradise Lost

The Crooked Timber of Humanity: Chapters in the History of Ideas

by Isaiah Berlin, edited by Henry Hardy

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