From Humanities, Abstract Expressionism’s dueling duo: Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg set the standards for art in the 1950s; Richard Rabinowitz and the art of exhibitry: How a stilted grad student changed the way we look at museums; how two American women changed the standards of style and scooped the Paris prognosticators; and A. J. Liebling’s World War II journalism climbed to great literary heights, even as it stayed close to the ground. That's the ticket: Here are 27 ways to succeed in politics. Protestantism, piety, and professionalism: The first chapter from Trusting Doctors: The Decline of Moral Authority in American Medicine by Jonathan B. Imber. A review of The Duck That Won The Lottery And 99 Other Bad Arguments by Julian Baggini. The introduction to Russian Orthodoxy Resurgent: Faith and Power in the New Russia by John Garrard and Carol Garrard. A review of Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert Pirsig and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Mark Richardson. A look at why technology doesn’t dumb us down — it frees our minds. Who was Uncle Sam, and why did he want "You"? An interview with Jed Perl, author of Antoine's Alphabet (and more). From Vanity Fair, Jamie Johnson on the "diversity" of wasp clubs. Sex on the Beach: What 80s bikini comedies tell us about gender and class.

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