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    Piketty Envy

    Rather than embracing the way the best-selling economist’s work advances their vision, influential Marxists browbeat him for being insufficiently orthodox.

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    One Man Had a Plan to Keep Money Out of College Sports. Here’s What Happened.

    Long before Ed O’Bannon challenged the NCAA, Frank P. Graham fought to keep commercialism off campuses. He lost.

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    My postdoc gig was both prestigious and precarious.

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    Thing Theory

    Objects loom large as other gods seem to fail.

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    Digital Dialects

    Changes in the language are as much a part of the story of technology as innovative new products.

  • Reframing History 1

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    Globalization is touted as a new approach to understanding the past. Can it live up to the hype?

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    Revere the masters who influenced you, but forge your own path.

  • When Pornography Pays for College 1

    When Pornography Pays for College

    Belle Knox represents a generation of angry young women who have come of age in a pornified, financially devastated century.

  • The Green Vision of Saul Bellow 1

    The Green Vision of Saul Bellow

    The title character in Herzog is a creature of the city. But the novel’s evocations of nature are crucial to his growth.

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    The tangled roots of the American Revolution go back further than you might expect.

  • Weekly Book List, August 8, 2014

    New Scholarly Books Premium Link

    Descriptions of the latest books, divided by category.

  • Born Too Soon 4

    Born Too Soon

    A physician and his interdisciplinary team investigate a surge of premature births in Puerto Rico.

  • The Believers 1

    The Believers

    Post-9/11, scholars scolded the religious. Now they overintellectualize them.

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    Book Review: Selfie-Love

    The philosopher Simon Blackburn decries narcissism as the handmaiden to vanity and hubris.