Defying the Assassin’s Veto

Where the heckler’s veto says merely “I will shout you down,” the assassin’s version is “dare to express that and we will kill you.”

Justice Deferred Is Justice Denied

For the past decade or more, the punishment and deterrence of corporate crime has effectively been reduced

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations

by Brandon L. Garrett

Who Is the Pope?

The differences between Francis and his predecessors are wide, deep, and momentous for the church

The Great Reformer: Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope

by Austen Ivereigh

A Big Heart Open to God: A Conversation with Pope Francis

by Antonio Spadaro, SJ

Pope Francis: Untying the Knots

by Paul Vallely

Prodigal Bob Dylan

Dylan’s Never Ending Tour

at the Beacon Theatre, New York City, December 1–6, 2014

The Lyrics: Bob Dylan

edited by Christopher Ricks, Lisa Nemrow, and Julie Nemrow

The Subtle Games of Duane Michals

Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals

an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 1, 2014–February 16, 2015, and the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, March 14–June 21, 2015

ABCDuane: A Duane Michals Primer

by Duane Michals

Duane Michals: Collector

an exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 1, 2014–March 2, 2015

The Reporter Resists His Government

James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War’

Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

by James Risen

Building Anne Tyler’s World

A Spool of Blue Thread

by Anne Tyler

Some Different Ways of Looking at Selma

‘Selma’ reminds us that the book is still the only medium in which you can make a complicated argument


a film directed by Ava DuVernay

The Bloodiest Urban Revolution

Massacre: The Life and Death of the Paris Commune

by John Merriman

The Girl at the Florist’s

The Emerald Light in the Air

by Donald Antrim

The Republicans: Divided & Scary

A party riven between pragmatists and purists

Dante on Trial

Dante and the Limits of the Law

by Justin Steinberg

Reading Dante: From Here to Eternity

by Prue Shaw

Libya Against Itself

Libyans feel even more isolated than when the UN imposed sanctions on Qaddafi

The Libyan Revolution and Its Aftermath

edited by Peter Cole and Brian McQuinn

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