RIP

His liberator's urge was not a matter of leftism. The urge was literary.

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If Don Quixote is considered the first modern novel, One Hundred Years of Solitude might be the last.

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A moving remembrance of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who has passed away.

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New Republic Contributing Editor Sherwin B. Nuland passed away Monday morning. Nuland was a regular and beloved contributor to the magazine.

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The legendary comedian lived through more tragedy than most men—and still managed to crack jokes. 

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Maxine Kumin passed away yesterday at age 88. Here, two poems from The New Republic archive.

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Ariel Sharon, 1928-2014

He ultimately confronted the right wing. Will Netanyahu do the same?

Peace in Israel will depend on whether Netanyahu is prepared to follow in Sharon’s footsteps.

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Peter Kaplan, 1954-2013

To understand the modern internet, you need to understand the cranky wisdom of this journalism icon

Peter Kaplan, the longtime New York Observer editor, died November 29. In this 2012 profile, Nathan Heller described Kaplan, who had just launched a glossy magazine for Fairchild Fashion Media, as one of the most influential figures in journalism.

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Listen: Czech Dissidents Cover Lou Reed, Inspire Vaclav Havel

The Velvet Underground and the Velvet Revolution

Lou Reed, RIP: Listen to the Czech Dissident Band that Covered "Sweet Jane," Inspired Vaclav Havel, and Helped Upend Communism

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