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Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 04/18/2011

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Continetti is guest-blogging for The Post.

l  Language’s African origins.

l Scholar Leon Aron says Vasily Grossman’s “Life and Fate” is “the greatest Russian novel of the twentieth century.”

l Duncan Jones’s “Source Code” was excellent, but I would have ended it 10 minutes earlier.

l UCLA historian Perry Anderson argues that Brazil’s Luiz Inacio da Silva, or Lula, is the greatest democratic statesman of our time. If only his foreign policy weren’t so awful!

By Matthew Continetti  |  09:05 AM ET, 04/18/2011

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