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Trump: The College Years

(subscription) (subscription)Candice Bergen, the actress whose time at Penn overlapped with Mr. Trump's, recently told a group that she went on a blind date...

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(subscription) (subscription)The course will be taught by Jeremy Adelman, Elizabeth Anderson, Jennifer Burns, Robert Greene II, Hans Hansell, Steven F. Hayward, Marc Hetherington, Philip...

Weekly Book List, May 20, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)War and Society in Early Rome: From Warlords to Generals by Jeremy Armstrong (Cambridge University Press; 329 pages; $99.99). Draws on literary ...

Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (4/8/2016)

(subscription)Yvonne Hinson, former dean of Charlotte programs and associate professor at Wake Forest University, to academic in residence at the American Institute of CPAs.

Weekly Book List, January 1, 2016

(subscription) (subscription)Experimental Capitalism: The Nanoeconomics of American High-Tech Industries by Steven Klepper, edited by Serguey Braguinsky, David A. Hounshell, and John H. Miller (Princeton...

The New Theist

(subscription) (subscription)When, during a conversation in a swank hotel lobby in Manhattan, I mentioned to Richard Dawkins that I was working on a story...

Sci-Fi Writers Urge Strapped Researchers to Keep Dreaming

(subscription) (subscription)It's a conservative, incremental time in science these days. Grants are elusive. Many researchers say that, to win ... Long gone are the...

Sci-Fi Writers Urge Strapped Researchers to Keep Dreaming

(subscription) (subscription)It's a conservative, incremental time in science these days. Grants are elusive. Many researchers say that, to win ... Long gone are the...

Weekly Book List, October 10, 2014

(subscription) (subscription)Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana by William M. LeoGrande and Peter Kornbluh (University of North...

'A Growing Hunt for Heretics'?

(subscription) (subscription)What we have in front of us is exactly the opposite: Some sort of mysterious communications took place among the chancellor, President Bob...

The Power of Mental Pictures

(subscription)Lakoff, a Berkeley professor of cognitive linguistics, became a sought-after consultant in his own right, advising everyone from John Kerry to the U.S. Senate...

The Cleavers, "The Brady Bunch", and "The Simpsons"

(subscription) The Cleavers, "The Brady Bunch", and "The Simpsons" (subscription)For example, it lends definition to a wave of American novelists who have taken center stage...