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Federalists on Broadway

Hamilton: An American Musical

book, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda

War of Two: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Duel That Stunned the Nation

by John Sedgwick


A Very New ‘Lulu’

Lulu

an opera by Alban Berg, produced by William Kentridge


ISIS in Gaza

The green flags of Hamas could yet be engulfed in the black flags of ISIS

A Ghost Story

On ‘Brodsky/Baryshnikov’

Brodsky/Baryshnikov

a theater piece written and directed by Alvis Hermanis


An Eloquent Voice from Guantánamo

Guantánamo Diary

by Mohamedou Ould Slahi, edited by Larry Siems


Never a Dull Moment

Joy Williams’s characters seem to be in the grip of a god or a demon and seem to be following orders whose logic even they could not possibly justify.

The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories

by Joy Williams


In the Sculptor’s Studio

A reconsideration of the tradition that begins with Rodin

Rodin: The Laboratory of Creation

Rodin

by Raphaël Masson and Véronique Mattiussi, translated from the French by Deke Dusinberre, with a foreword by Jacques Vilain, revised and reissued on the occasion of the reopening of the Musée Rodin

Picasso Sculpture


The Jewish Poet of Love

The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai

edited by Robert Alter


Parking the Big Money

Gabriel Zucman’s ‘The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens’

The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens

by Gabriel Zucman, translated from the French by Teresa Lavender Fagan, with a foreword by Thomas Piketty

The Price We Pay

a film directed by Harold Crooks, inspired by Brigitte Alepin’s 2010 book La Crise fiscale qui vient (The Coming Fiscal Crisis)


On Wiseman’s Heights

In Jackson Heights

a film directed by Frederick Wiseman


A New Vision of Germany

Germany: Memories of a Nation

by Neil MacGregor


Visible and Vicious in Russia

Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin

by Mary McAuley


Dancing in the Dark

Flesh and Bone

a television series created by Moira Walley-Beckett


The Road to Freedom?

Memory Theater

by Simon Critchley

Suicide

by Simon Critchley


‘A Knack for Handling Power’

Ben-Gurion: Father of Modern Israel

by Anita Shapira


The World Turned Upside Down

The Man in the High Castle

a television series created by Frank Spotnitz and adapted from the novel by Philip K. Dick


How the Spaniards Got There First

World Without End: Spain, Philip II, and the First Global Empire

by Hugh Thomas


Who Can Put Across Genji?

The Tale of Genji

by Murasaki Shikibu, translated from the Japanese by Dennis Washburn


He Sees Through Left and Right

The savage fictions of Horacio Castellanos Moya

The Dream of My Return

by Horacio Castellanos Moya, translated from the Spanish by Katherine Silver


Reading Augustine’s Mind

Robin Lane Fox’s ‘Augustine: Conversions to Confessions’

Augustine: Conversions to Confessions

by Robin Lane Fox


How to Cover the One Percent

Philanthropy is one of the principal ways in which the superrich exert influence

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