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  • May 23
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Ibram X. Kendi writes of being influenced by racist ideas — and how to get rid of them.

  • Randall Kennedy
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Caleb Crain’s topical novel explores the personal and the political.

  • Mark Athitakis
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“The Girl Who Lived Twice” may sound like a James Bond film, but it’s much, much bleaker.

  • Richard Lipez
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“Egalitarianism” is hurting universities’ mission to create future leaders, Anthony Kronman charges.

  • Michael S. Roth
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Maggie Paxson describes a town’s legacy of aiding strangers, in World War II and today.

  • Jane Eisner
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Rachel Monroe urges us to think more critically about the true-crime genre’s appeal.

  • Nora Caplan-Bricker
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Marie Arana argues that the clash of civilizations still resonates, hundreds of years later.

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Jean Edward Smith tells the story of the last days of German occupation during World War II.

  • Charles Trueheart
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“In the Country of Women” looks back at the slaves and immigrants who made Straight’s family possible.

  • Crystal Hana Kim
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“Dear Scott, Dearest Zelda” collects hundreds of the couple’s letters.

  • Paul Alexander
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