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From our archive, Italo Calvino on classic literature (9/25): https://t.co/hRAGW1wlx4Her windowless office in the West Wing was cramped, drafty, full of flies and mice, but Susannah Jacob loved workin… https://t.co/NlfE7bUiuMMaya Lin on her Vietnam War memorial, from twenty years ago (8/25): https://t.co/TsRlC2VqNcBrilliant writing by @aucoincomposer on Pierre Boulez: "The sheer force of his fury, the bloodthirstiness of his cr… https://t.co/dXIW7op59I
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksOne of the things that gave me some light in these dark months was the work of Dorothea Lange--her enormous, powerf… https://t.co/V6n1kHgbtU
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksMuch has been written on Trump’s America but this little essay by Wallace Shawn stands out and I think will stand t… https://t.co/3xgGKvuhG6
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksThat Biden ad reminds me that Fintan O'Toole's piece about Biden and mourning is the single best piece on 2020 poli… https://t.co/4sK0iMpMeY
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksGreat story by my friend Susannah about the West Wing. Especially like the ending: https://t.co/3hyQkxed2c
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksFrom 1971, James Baldwin's "An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis": https://t.co/b2JWeRWfkn
10/29
2020
Here is the most terrifying thing I have ever read. If you think things are bad now, this tells you exactly how l… https://t.co/9sZWi6Al3w
Retweeted by The New York Review of Booksit is kind of dumb and embarrassing how much i love wallace shawn https://t.co/qGyBV4jPMp
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksA not-so-gentle reminder that our election system is brought to you by private, for-profit, companies: https://t.co/LRZnOnFu4y
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“The ways that private companies profit from detaining immigrants are well known,” writes @MarzenaZukowska. “Less s… https://t.co/NJhGchKJMAFrom our archive, Oliver Sacks on a hike gone terribly wrong (6/25): https://t.co/SLrjWyC5PGWhat does it look like when an artist never loses the vision of her early childhood? Lucas Adams considers the vibr… https://t.co/3pMPi6TA1ohttps://t.co/guNSy6va0u
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books"Robert Rundo’s career—nasty, brutish, and short—is a case study in the dangerous evolution of American far-right m… https://t.co/0F8g5bi1SU
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksRead this by the wonderful Wallace Shawn please https://t.co/juhMtr6dHj https://t.co/gqy0AdpLO6
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books(There's more on Antoinette in our most recent issue: https://t.co/7HAMX8J0Qp)Hilary Mantel on Marie Antoinette in 2007 (5/25): https://t.co/W6i0mrOS23Christopher Browning: We have unquestionably reached the goal of “America First”—in this case, first in infections… https://t.co/Z31kSTaguhWho Owns Our Voting Machines? @suehalpernVT on the flaws that leave voting machines exposed to manipulation, and th… https://t.co/Fh0ScLU4QV“Biden will have to go further. He must connect with his inner Roosevelt, as he has begun to do with heartfelt invo… https://t.co/98mScOCwrA
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksAnthony Grafton on how to understand the most famous speech of the Renaissance https://t.co/A9tIoLSRbxFrom our archive, Renata Adler on Pauline Kael (4/25): https://t.co/mAhHv6k1qRThis piece is shockingly good. https://t.co/Cjzmg5Ec2B via @nybooks
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksWallace Shawn: “Trump has liberated a lot of people from the last vestiges of the Sermon on the Mount. A lot of peo… https://t.co/RUy12EggZ5
10/28
2020
47 anos atrás: “...how difficult it is to be aware of the ways in which we discriminate until they’re forcefully po… https://t.co/hvvxZQl4XB
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksNow available from our archive, Hilton Als on Michael Jackson (3/25): https://t.co/sdViKiv9BOAnother classic from the archive, Peter Singer on animal liberation (2/25): https://t.co/31QvEP2XQs“We are so used to playing defense that it is hard to imagine what it would feel like if we had the power to build.… https://t.co/u5Bm206uthIn celebration of our new site, we're offering free access to our archive of over 20,000 articles, as well as a sel… https://t.co/pugPb43lhcOnly a lazier, softer, whinier Confederacy. https://t.co/7ko1KKbzpZ
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksShe tried to govern from behind the throne, she was extravagant, vengeful to a fault, compulsively pleasure-seeking… https://t.co/8ZxnsgsMHsTHIS ARTICLE. Read it. And then VOTE. https://t.co/RtKwh54CjX
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“The day after that day, four years ago, was funereal. Most people I spoke to said it was like a funeral, and it wa… https://t.co/1dVco8WHR8Read this literally penetrating look into what makes Barr tick — and has made our Justice Department sick: Enabler… https://t.co/pxWjJ1Y5cR
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksA week out from the election, here's the way I see it. https://t.co/qnxDr3aPyk
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksToday would be a good day to reread this piece by historian Christopher Browning. The Suffocation of Democracy… https://t.co/QxMMJC6cmD
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksCreepy and gross, but it is Halloween after all: The Hide That Binds https://t.co/be0DHXR79O via @nybooks
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksAstra Taylor: “It turns out that the left must be constantly active in the fight to maintain the most basic politic… https://t.co/auyxymTOVxMy latest in @nybooks on the burgeoning detention industrial complex & how activists are resisting it. Adapted from… https://t.co/0sv7lG6n1q
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksFormer California governor Jerry Brown on what the next president has to do to fix the “the strange and polarized d… https://t.co/h6AnPmvBua
10/27
2020
Linda Greenhouse: “We are overdue for a public conversation about what the Constitution is for and whose interests… https://t.co/8iqKeJatEP"[H]ow can we not take for granted examples of resistance that exist in the everyday, and that are seemingly mundan… https://t.co/hR8ed7zOAz
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Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksI am delighted to announce the first event of my virtual book launch for #Strongmen (pub dates: Nov 5 UK, Nov 10 US… https://t.co/KQZx9CWn68
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksBooks bound in human skin have a long history, though one less sensational and more ambiguous than the urban legends https://t.co/n1tuq11BZW
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“No wonder danger looms large in our minds!” Deborah Eisenberg, Threats Real and Imaginary https://t.co/LI44eujtRH“… armed, self-appointed ‘militias,’ vast encampments of homeless families, populations of migrants harried here an… https://t.co/MUBcuXbC71“Many of us, even those who for the past seven months have experienced little more than the walls around us, see—on… https://t.co/tCjYlucrWQ"Something has been damaged about the world in which people live. The social, political, and physical spheres have… https://t.co/ZrqxUZ7HJR
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksCongratulations to Krithika Varagur, whose in-depth reporting on policing in Minneapolis, and alternatives to polic… https://t.co/HyQap1kZEmFintan O'Toole at his finest as his dissection of Wm Barr enfolds a scathing review of the AG's father's "atrocious… https://t.co/Pqc4Ny0I3m
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“Many respond ‘and you’re surprised?!’ whenever news of some fresh Trumpian horror drops; it’s a reflex that sugges… https://t.co/f1OeDLlf0X
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksHenry Louis Gates Jr: “The sleep of reason breeds monsters,” Goya wrote in 1799. Judging from events unfolding in A… https://t.co/NVmxBCRIwHFinally, thanks to ⁦@ruthbenghiat⁩ , an article on what has really been happening in higher ed - the well funded ri… https://t.co/hF67WJenwq
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksEllen Pao was a Silicon Valley insider—until she challenged online abuse. Five years later, she reflects on how Fac… https://t.co/xWSGJpyV6w
10/26
2020
Sigrid Nunez...going deep on Nicole Krauss's work is...one of those dream literary pairings I didn't know I needed… https://t.co/tqZOkMc62n
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10/25
2020
Yiyun Li reviews Carmen Boullosa’s ‘Book of Anna’: “The risk of writing a self-indulgent novel is that the author’s… https://t.co/KKyut3LZonThe Redesign of @LACMA: director Michael Govan and critic Joseph Giovannini have words about the museum’s new build… https://t.co/RF53aZms1b“Even the strongest leader loses power when he is no longer obeyed. But the terminal stage is when he becomes a lau… https://t.co/hzfzW6bHUS
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books"his narrowness became the narrowness of a generation": Matthew Aucoin on the attack against Pierre Boulez in the l… https://t.co/U51XclwWKs
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“I don’t know if ‘trauma’ is the right concept for what we’ve endured together, but to the extent that the word is… https://t.co/TLTsG3i7DlIt's worth re-reading this piece from @mashagessen "Lying is the message. It’s not just that both Putin and Trump… https://t.co/e2dmqFdC02
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10/23
2020
Amid the sensory swirl of the airplane hangar, Trump declared, "We brought you a lot of car plants, Michigan!" But… https://t.co/CJO1ERyQi8
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books @iandenisjohnson "Lockdowns are unpopular everywhere, even in China. Nonetheless, the leadership under Xi Jinping l… https://t.co/dRpqKPLHWT
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksSince we're sharing articles from the temporarily open @nybooks archive, how about this beauty? At the time the Dow… https://t.co/5Nfl48Fnid
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksLearned about anthropodermic bibliopegy, the binding of books in human skin, from @MikeJayNet's fascinating review… https://t.co/aLCyOsHrcf
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksA lyrical—and,one hopes, elegiacal—look at Trump and his reality-defying hold on his supporters, from the great Mar… https://t.co/vaiTfTYePq
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksThis, by Claire Vaye Watkins, is wonderful. @nybooks: The Burning West https://t.co/GEmq2y5nyt
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksDavid Blight with the essential point: “Democracy has to be sustained by the same will to power that can destroy it… https://t.co/I4dvwqxvnr
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksMark Danner went to Freeland, Michigan for a Trump rally in an airplane hangar https://t.co/Xi99H4COUh https://t.co/ZFBEBcoZg1Ali Winston on the rise of organized thuggery in the US: “Groups like the Rise Above Movement and Proud Boys have s… https://t.co/RPjMu72jfyFew other than @Elizrael have the access, comprehension and compassion to give this tragic tale the treatment it de… https://t.co/x1MjwxB0xa
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“What is happening in Belarus may be the first mass political revolution led from start to finish by women.” Sławom… https://t.co/IBVw3afTH1Mark Danner: Why do people hardly even talk about all the car plants Donald Trump has brought to Michigan? https://t.co/Xi99H4COUhThe tragedy of Syria continues. As if fighting a civil war in their own country wasn't enough, Syrian fighters are… https://t.co/eNApkFlmNW
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books“The monstrous, consoling myth of the United States is that judgment is coming, but for someone else”—this ⁦… https://t.co/1kOHcjASM8
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10/22
2020
Love this formulation by @CoreyRobin: the three-legged stool of conservatism is no longer a mass politics of the Co… https://t.co/Be3AaKZPsn
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksEditors Emily Greenhouse and Gabriel Winslow-Yost on the new https://t.co/VJLGrO4CNh https://t.co/CRk1ioajQpI love the new @nybooks Web site so much. It’s kind of my dream site, actually.
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksAs we head toward November, the lineaments of the conflict are clear: The main source of the Right's power lies in… https://t.co/aRj55uXb8H
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10/21
2020
Jessica T. Mathews on the urgent need for a new American foreign policy—no matter who wins the election https://t.co/GlDennYz6vA historian of Stalin's labour camps has just been sentenced to Russian labor camps. His true crime: Remembering th… https://t.co/8hhIGMq6ZC
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksSlawomir Sierakowski's insightful analysis of Belarus protests (recalling the rise of Poland's Solidarnosc). At a m… https://t.co/k74aPNqp3A
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books"The moment we no longer have a free press, anything can happen. What makes it possible for a totalitarian or any o… https://t.co/PWv3S2MbNP
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksBecause @nybooks has dropped its paywall for the election, I'll take this opportunity to recommend Jonathan Raban's… https://t.co/UTsYaker4u
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksAnna Deavere Smith: “The robust activism of 2020 will not stop after the election. In fact it must become stronger,… https://t.co/7ORA9TecBwJustice Deferred Is Justice Denied: Judge Jed S. Rakoff on the punishment and deterrence of corporate crime (2015) https://t.co/dzN3enF1mu"The doctors and nurses could not spend more than a few seconds... with me and rarely made eye contact. They ran th… https://t.co/8yB7HKcUXY
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksCelebrate the unpaywalling of the NYRB by reading one of my all-time favourite essays: Gore Vidal on the Glorious B… https://t.co/C0IQqBfeoI
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books"Antisocial is a solid, printed book recording the fleeting furies of the Internet from 2014 to 2017; confronting i… https://t.co/GM6Xe2Fxsb
Retweeted by The New York Review of Books.@nybooks temporarily dropped its paywall. For the next few days you can read the full version of Joan Didion’s 199… https://t.co/FLAABAaNJh
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10/20
2020
Vivan Gornick in @nybooks 'How Did We Get Here?' https://t.co/9LkpyMl6LN
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksNow out from behind the paywall at the new & improved @nybooks website! I wrote about Ingeborg Bachmann, the greate… https://t.co/1tSM3OEcrQ
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksA beautiful new website for @nybooks, my piece about Lorrie Moore no longer behind the paywall (but subscribe anywa… https://t.co/AgV10tSU3D
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksMy @nybooks piece on Samuel Greenberg, the doomed, gnomic poet plagiarized by Hart Crane, is out from behind pay wa… https://t.co/DSTtWhSQnE
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksThe new @nybooks design looks fantastic. Out from behind the paywall for the next few weeks is my review of a new b… https://t.co/anEFEKjbC6
Retweeted by The New York Review of BooksSwish NYRB redesign takes my piece on the deeper meanings of decor out from behind the paywall: https://t.co/vy1KP1awbb
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10/19
2020

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