20th Century Notes
Timothy L. Wood,"The Accidental Celebrity," IHE, 24 August, describes his recent experience of identity theft. The essay attributed to Wood had also been falsely attributed to our former colleague at Cliopatria, David Kaiser.
Matthew Price,"The End was Nigh," The National, 20 August, reviews Richard Overy's The Morbid Age: Britain Between the Wars.
Robert Gellately,"Remembering the Nazi-Soviet Pact After Seventy Years," Huffington Post, 24 August, draws on the author's Lenin, Stalin and Hitler: The Age of Social Catastrophe.
Johann Hari,"Genocide From the Inside," Slate, 24 August, reviews Tracy Kidder's Strength In What Remains, a story of flight from the Rwanda/Burundi holocaust.
Finally, 3 Quarks Daily is accepting nominations for its prize for blogging in philosophy. The winner will be announced on 22 September.
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- Stephanie Coontz: "Marriages require much more maturity than they once did."