Jared Diamond
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'The World Until Yesterday' Reflects its Author’s Wildly Broad Scope
23 Jan 2013 // 4:05 PM

The Pulitzer Prize winner's purpose here is twofold: to trace how traditional cultures deal with these issues, and then to draw lessons for contemporary life.

Is Civilization good? Author Jared Diamond Investigates
10 Jan 2013 // 12:30 AM

Jared Diamond may be the world’s best-known geography teacher. The UCLA professor bristles with academic credentials — he’s won a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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