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The author was a fan of essayist Seymour Krim’s lively prose, but it wasn’t until a joint visit to a Taos commune that he saw the man himself come fully alive
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New books on bodies visible and invisible
Why Harlan Ellison’s personality overshadows his classic science fiction
The more precarious the political situation, the rowdier the festivities
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Event helps popularize halakhic agreements among Orthodox Jews
Presumed 2016 Democratic candidate strikes subtle contrast with Obama
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One side sees a call for peace, the other a defense of ‘genocide’
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