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Parastou Forouhar: Art, Life and Death in Iran
Parastou Forouhar: Art, Life and Death in Iran

Turning tragedy into a source of creativity, or why art doesn’t have to be street art to be politically subversive.

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Democracy & Despotism: 1940s Encyclopedia Britannica Films
Democracy & Despotism: 1940s Encyclopedia Britannica Films

Vintage lessons in civic harmony, or how small-scale common courtesy paves the way for large-scale peace.

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Believing Is Seeing: Errol Morris Unravels the Greatest Mysteries of Photojournalism
Believing Is Seeing: Errol Morris Unravels the Greatest Mysteries of Photojournalism

What Susan Sontag has to do with Twitter hoaxes and the untold stories of WPA propaganda.

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The Unwilling Tourist: Vintage Czech Illustration Captures the Life of the Refugee
The Unwilling Tourist: Vintage Czech Illustration Captures the Life of the Refugee

What the dawn of the Czech avant-garde has to do with UN statistics and outsmarting Hitler.

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Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens, Possibly His Last
Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens, Possibly His Last

From Ben Franklin to Qadafi, or what the Egyptian Revolution has to do with Harry Potter.

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Al Jaffee’s Iconic MAD Fold-Ins: The Definitive Collection, 1964-2010
Al Jaffee’s Iconic MAD Fold-Ins: The Definitive Collection, 1964-2010

Half a century of clever visual satire from pop culture to politics, or what Warhol had to do with Whitewater.

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