From The Believer, “an original adventure”: Elizabeth Hardwick eluded domesticity and became a pioneer of New York women intellectuals; an article on Freud, Dora (no, not that Dora), and surfing's secret Austro-Hungarian roots; and American black metal bands specialize in a uniquely brutal, homegrown sound, but they don't actually kill people; so why should they be taken seriously? Why implausibility sells: An article on the strange quest to write history in the absence of evidence. A review of Rousseau's Platonic Enlightenment by David Lay Williams. More and more and more and more on Hammer & Tickle: A History of Communism Told Through Communist Jokes by Ben Lewis. Why female South American leaders succeeded while Clinton’s run sputtered to a halt. An excerpt from Bill Bishop's The Big Sort: Why
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