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These islands

A runty man who survives by picking through dumps convinces me that to throw away an old horseshoe would be bad luck. I used to think I was rational
Aarathi Prasad  

Roundtable on Russia

Russia is entering its most unstable period since the end of the Soviet Union. Will there be violence? Who is running the country? Why is the economy still depressed? Six Russia watchers review the country's mood and come to tentative…
John Lloyd  

Tarantino goes to the dogs

Tarantino is a 1990s icon whose films are both delightful and dismaying. Anthony Julius decodes their appeal, saves the director from himself, but worries about his future
Anthony Julius