Jill Lepore
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The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 8:30 PM

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.


'The Secret History of Wonder Woman' Also Reveals a Great Deal About Our Own Social History
5 Feb 2015 // 8:30 PM

Jill Lepore's hit new book on Wonder Woman sheds light not only on the astonishing origins of this iconic character, but also on the fascinating social and political strands of history which gave rise to her.


‘The Story of America’: The United States of Amnesia
5 Nov 2012 // 4:10 PM

Jill Lepore’s richly evocative and argumentative essays on America uncover the forgotten realities of history, from Ben Franklin’s rough satires taken straight to Election Day gangfights, without an ideological agenda; the story is all.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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