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Sunday, August 10 2014

Living on Wit: An Interview with Vashti Bunyan

Nine years after Lookaftering, Vashti Bunyan returns with Heartleap, a joy-filled album that may be her last.


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Wednesday, April 4 2012

In Search of Rome's Notorious Boy Emperor: Martijn Icks' 'The Crimes of Elagabalus'

Though his debaucheries became legendary, the reign of Elagabalus may have been less remarkable than once believed.


Wednesday, November 9 2011

'Animalinside': A Feral Gathering of Images and Words

Thirty-nine pages, 14 chapters, 14 images: that’s all that can be definitively said. The explanation of the rest is up for grabs.


Wednesday, October 26 2011

'A Little History of Philosophy' Is Engaging, Smart and Entertaining

From Socrates to Peter Singer, this fast-reading volume relates concepts and biographical tidbits from our most important thinkers.


Sunday, October 2 2011

Putt, Putt... 'The Socialist Car: Automobility in the Eastern Bloc'

What’s fascinating about Socialist cars is the glaring tension and contradictions involved. Cars project status, independence, and freedom. How would a Communist government respond to such mixed associations?


Monday, January 3 2011

'OK': Perhaps the Original Short & Sweet Tweet, Long Before There Was a Twitter

Like its namesake, Allan Metcalf’s OK is tiny but powerful, undemanding but multifaceted. It’s more than just all right.


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