RIP

My Weekend With Oscar de la Renta
October 21, 2014

Remembering the kindness and generosity of one of fashion's greats.

Howard Baker Was the Kind of Reasonable Republican That Hardly Exists Anymore
The Senate majority leader showed that decency, patriotism, and hardball politics can coexist
June 26, 2014

The Senate majority leader showed that decency, patriotism, and hardball politics can coexist.

Winston Churchill's Last Surviving Daughter Was the Grandest of Grand Dames
June 06, 2014

Remembering Mary Soames, Churchill's daughter and the grandest of grande dames

Watch Maya Angelou Read at Clinton's First Inaugural
May 28, 2014

The poet reads "On the Pulse of Morning."

Saint Maya
Angelou's flawed books helped relieve black writers of the burden of representing their race
May 28, 2014

There isn't much art in her books, but she helped pave the way for black writers who can enjoy the luxury of being merely individuals rather than representatives of their race.

Gary Becker Helped Invent the Economics of Everything
May 05, 2014

He transformed a discipline that had been tied to traditional topics, like business cycles, international trade, and money supply, into an intellectual field without boundaries.

García Márquez Liberated the Spanish Language from the Tyranny of the Past
April 18, 2014

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

García Márquez Was More Important for Spanish Literature Than Cervantes
April 18, 2014

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

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: 1927-2014
April 17, 2014

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

Contributing Editor Sherwin Nuland Passes Away
March 05, 2014

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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