On Agnes Varda and La Pointe-Courte.
On Agnes Varda and La Pointe-Courte. "I would like to be remembered as a film-maker [who] enjoyed life, including pain. This is such a...
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On A visit by Steven Millhauser
"in the godforsaken middle of nauseating nowhere." Before listening to Richard Powers reassuring voice, reading A visit on the New Yorker fiction podcast last...
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Did you ever see the way the clouds love a mountain?
Did you ever see the way the clouds love a mountain? Today is the 88th birthday of Nobel Prize- and Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Toni...
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Sebasti√£o Salgados love letter to the planet.
Sebastião Salgados love letter to the planet. "It was a language that didn't need any translation because photography can be read in many languages. I can write...
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On author and journalist Mariane Pearl
On author and journalist Mariane Pearl. "I decided that if those who killed my husband were determined to show the gruesome side of humanity,...
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Bearing witness to the unfathomable
Bearing witness to the unfathomable. "And we know a little about the cost of being traumatized that drove some to suicide, that, yes, these people...
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Snapshots of a disappearing world.
Snapshots of a disappearing world. On Albert Kahns archives of the world and his quest to unite people with empathy and understanding through color photography in in the early 1900s.
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