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Julian Hawthorne: The Life of a Prodigal Son

Reviews & Essays

Julian Hawthorne: The Life of a Prodigal Son

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

The dissolute -- and fascinating -- life of a literary icon's child.

The Invention of News

Reviews & Essays

The Invention of News

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

The world before (and after) headlines.

Maimonides: Life and Thought

Reviews & Essays

Maimonides: Life and Thought

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Understanding the sometimes perplexing Jewish philosopher.

Slow Reading in a Hurried Age

Reviews & Essays

Slow Reading in a Hurried Age

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Rules for readers in an era when distraction is de rigueur.

Thank You, Anarchy

Reviews & Essays

Thank You, Anarchy

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

What did the Occupy Wall Street movement mean to the activists who drove it?

God Bless America

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God Bless America

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

How Irving Berlin's patriotic tune became a shadow national anthem.

Italo Calvino: Letters, 1941–1985

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Italo Calvino: Letters, 1941–1985

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

The correspondence of the author of Invisible Cities shows a writer working at the heart of the European literary world.

Spartacus

Reviews & Essays

Spartacus

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Gladiator, rebel, Hollywood symbol: is there a real figure buried beneath the myth?

The Dune’s Twisted Edge

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The Dune’s Twisted Edge

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Using Middle Eastern poetry to form an eclectic map of the region.

Why Tolerate Religion?

Reviews & Essays

Why Tolerate Religion?

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

A legal scholar examines the way governments treat faith.

Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

Reviews & Essays

Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

Why did Syria's ruling regime turn from liberalization to a violent crackdown?

Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Reviews & Essays

Loverly: The Life and Times of My Fair Lady

Reviewed by Adam Kirsch ×

How an intellectually highflown play about dialect and class in England became a legendary Broadway musical.