On Tablet Today
Behind the tiles, beyond the myth
Hadara Graubart penetrates the National Mah Jongg League, a group both feared and respected by players of the increasingly popular game. Tablet Magazine columnist Adam Kirsch looks at a new book that wants to eliminate leftist affection for Leon Trotsky once and for all. And all throughout the day, The Scroll will offer insightful updates.
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