February 20, 2014
Pussy Riot releases their new music video. It's a good thing the police helped them get all that repression footage.
February 19, 2014
You may love these authors, but boy oh boy are these books doozies.
The knock on Richard Powers is that his novels don’t sustain the weight of their ambitions. That's not entirely true in his latest.
Still, let's not overdo it with the dancing lady.
Out of the tradition of Gertrude Stein’s experiments in style and the clipped, stout prose of Sherwood Anderson and Ernest Hemingway comes Carson McCullers' "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter." With the depression as a murky backdrop, this first novel dep
PRESS RELEASEWashington, D.C. — The New Republic has had a busy couple of weeks, with two huge cover stories coming out and with Senior Editor Julia Ioffe reporting Straight From Sochi.
Cossacks Attack Pussy Riot in Sochi
While the protest group was filming a video, "Cossacks whipped them. Literally. Whipped them. With whips."
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February 18, 2014
Truth is a mutable concept when it comes to war photography.
The Oscars are less than two weeks away, and Hollywood has been in the news even more than usual. If this is partly because of the controversy surrounding Woody Allen, it is also the result of the terrific year of cinema that just ended.