Simon Sebag Montefiore
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2011
23 Feb 2012 // 4:00 PM

Books have a long shelf-life. A loved book may outlast its original owner by a generation – or more -- if well cared for. With that in mind, we recall our best loved books of 2011 here, well into 2012. Better late than never...

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Agony and Ecstasy: 'Jerusalem:The Biography'
23 Feb 2012 // 2:10 AM

Jerusalem makes an engrossing case for history as a teeming, unruly cacophony leavened by humanitarian undercurrents.

Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar by Simon Sebag Montefiore
7 Feb 2006 // 7:00 PM

Despite the many humanizing elements, the actual figure of Stalin only continues to recede from easy comprehension, tangled in layer upon layer of personal contradiction and paradox.

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Tibet House's 30th Anniversary Benefit Concert Celebrated Philip Glass' 80th

// Notes from the Road

"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.

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