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07 February 2013

This Week in Books and Arts

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Torture and Taboo: On Elaine Scarry
Samuel Moyn
Feb 5, 2013 - 18:04 PM ET
How the work of a literary critic became the proxy for our preoccupation with the horrors of torture.
Making Strange: On Victor Shklovsky
Ben Ehrenreich
Feb 5, 2013 - 18:01 PM ET
A Russian novelist's fight, in life and art, to see the world afresh in all its cruelty and splendor.
Shelf Life
Laura Brahm
Feb 5, 2013 - 18:00 PM ET
Amos Oz and Fanie Oz-Salzberger's Jews and Words.
Safety Net: On Thomas Bernhard and Siegfried Unseld
Holly Case
Jan 29, 2013 - 20:10 PM ET
In his writing and life, Thomas Bernhard led a charge in the opposite direction. His publisher always broke his fall.
Instructions From Lazarus
C. Dale Young
Jan 29, 2013 - 20:05 PM ET

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