When American Women's Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

When American Women's Dreams of Equality Carried Them to Russia

By Linda Levitt

By uncovering lost stories of women living abroad, Julia Mickenberg revives rich histories of adventure. 21 Jul 2017 // 8:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

The L Word

The L Word is more enjoyable to watch with a group, mostly because subtlety is not one of its strengths.

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10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Im From Rolling Stone

I'm From Rolling Stone is what happens when magazines stop caring about content and start hiring underqualified idiots in hopes of a circulation boost.

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10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

American Bloomsbury by Susan Cheever

Concord's literary lions, fueled by sexual tension?

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10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Lincolns Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words by Douglas L. Wilson

Lincoln's Sword fondly recalls the U.S.'s public discourse before "talk-radio blowhard" became a job description.

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10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Big Oil

With Big Oil, you can finally indulge your fantasy of fashioning virtual Nigerias of chaos and plunder, without burdening your conscience with the consequences.

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LCD Soundsystem: Forty-Five: Thirty-Three

Joggin' James Murphy's Nike-commissioned electro-funk epic is the perfect soundtrack for running... and most other activities, too.

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The Road to Guantánamo (2006)

While the movie has been termed a "docudrama" for its mix of reenactments, interviews, and archival news footage, it is not nearly so easy or easygoing about "truth" as such a label suggests. The film's complex form corresponds to its story, in the sense that "truth" is precisely what troubles it.

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10 Jan 2007 // 9:00 PM

Bole2Harlem Volume 1

The press kit describes Bole2Harlem's sound as the work of a group of friends from different countries who like to get together in the same club and jam, and that collective neighbourliness has rubbed off on the songs.

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Slipknot: Voliminial: Inside the Nine [DVD]

"I vowed to get to the center of what I know I’m a part of, which is one of the greatest bands in the world today". Brave words, Clown.

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Sahara: The Forgotten History of the Worlds Harshest Desert

How do you write a history of a place where history goes to die?

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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