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A Novel Based on the Life of Peggy Guggenheim

COSTALEGREBy Courtney Maum Courtney Maum’s third novel (after “I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You” and “Touch”) is narrated by a 15-year-old girl who is both enchanted and diminished by her charismatic mother, an American heiress who collects European art — and the artists themselves — during the …

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What Children Remember From the War

LAST WITNESSESAn Oral History of the Children of World War IIBy Svetlana Alexievich My grandmother, a former artillery commander in the Red Army and one of the liberators of Auschwitz, talked little about her military service in World War II. When my grandfather’s sister warned him that his bride-to-be was …

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George F. Will on Conservatism’s Homelessness

Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music | How to Listen George Will’s latest book, a 600-page defense of what he considers the foundational principles of conservatism, never mentions the name of Donald J. Trump. On this week’s podcast, Will discusses his new book, “The Conservative Sensibility,” and says that the …

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