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    Vladimir Sorokin: “The post-Soviet bear is teeming with corrupt parasites… They are consuming the bear from within.” http://t.co/8KyrB3ajWY
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      “To ban or burn a book you regard as blasphemous is what fascist bigotry is about.” Wendy Doniger on censorship: http://t.co/XkZy3FSZE2
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        Master Builder: On Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude (March 1970) http://t.co/TqPUfLMmiS
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          “If books are containers that preserve the souls of their authors, why not look for immortality there?” http://t.co/kRUey1kZcX
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            The New York Police Department has shut down the unit it built to spy on Muslims. Michael Greenberg’s 2012 #longread: http://t.co/2e56xBq770
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              April 21: “The Future of Human Rights” at @GeorgetownLaw with Stephen Breyer, Pamela Karlan, David Cole, and others: http://t.co/g7LKaEob6A
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                “The self is a story we tell.” @JamesGleick on Marcel Theroux’s Strange Bodies (and Milton and Borges): http://t.co/kRUey1kZcX
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                  Streaming live tonight: Capital in the 21st Century, with Thomas Piketty, Joseph Stiglitz, Paul Krugman, others http://t.co/uUox4WFhzo
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                    More than 2,500 Iraqis have been killed since the start of the year, including 300 in the first ten days of April. http://t.co/6A1qlVaew0
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                      In Princeton tonight, Peter Brooks and Linda Asher discuss Balzac’s Human Comedy http://t.co/NuHApQCmsk
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                        In his fifties, amateur pianist Alan Rusbridger resolved to learn Chopin’s Ballade No. 1, practicing 15 minutes a day http://t.co/KLZHeI6MBG
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                          Tax burdens on high-income Americans have fallen across the board since the 1970s. The case for wealth taxes: http://t.co/2wh1zlDogl
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                            On this date 149 years ago Abraham Lincoln was shot at Ford’s Theatre. David Bromwich on the president’s ambition: http://t.co/axvl9mluSo
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                              On JFK, Oswald, and the “climate of hate” in Dallas: James Piereson vs. @frankrichny http://t.co/jReditziK0
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                                The iPhone and iPad were based on scientific research done by government-backed scientists and engineers http://t.co/iT4DEpakj0
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                                  On the value of government: an economist debunks the idea that the private sector does all the innovation http://t.co/iT4DEpakj0
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                                    Lincoln preferred Macbeth to Hamlet: a hero who had committed great wrongs, rather than one who had done too little http://t.co/axvl9mluSo
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                                      Weekend reading: Paul Krugman on a book that will change the way we talk about wealth and inequality http://t.co/2wh1zlDogl
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                                        Pianist Stephen Hough performs at Alice Tully Hall, Sunday at 5: http://t.co/2ccZ1HCbun
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                                          Evan Hughes went to Norway and Sweden in search of Karl Ove Knausgaard: http://t.co/fDUzSqdk9P