A new issue of The Latin American Review of Books is out. From the Caribbean Review of Books, a review of Negro with a Hat: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Garvey by Colin Grant. A review of Passionate Uprisings: Iran’s Sexual Revolution by Pardis Mahdavi. A review of The History of Human Rights: From Ancient Times to the Globalization Era by Micheline Ishay. A review of A Passion for Nature: The Life of John Muir by Donald Worster. More on Sarah Thornton's Seven Days in the Art World (and more at Bookforum). The introduction to Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture by Edward Skidelsky. From Public Ethics Radio, Larry Temkin on extending human lifespans. Revenge of the Nerds: Black kids who "act white" shouldn't have to adopt bully tactics just to fit in. From International Viewpoint, an article on democratic centralism and broad left parties. From ACME, a special issue on the 1886 Haymarket Square Police Riot. The US versus God particles: "The Atom Smashers" splits open the US's problematic relationship with scientific research, by documenting a group of American particle physicists scrambling for results before all eyes turn to the LHC. From Survey Practice, an article on evaluating the 2008 pre-election polls — the convergence mystery. Greenland wants to rule itself — and its resources.

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