More Noted Things
Scott Jaschik, "Reprieve for Oral History," IHE, 3 January, reports the most recent developments in the case of Boston College and the Irish Republican Army oral history interviews. See also: "Circuit Breaker," Chris Bray, 30 December.
Gary Rosen, "How to Think About How to Live," WSJ, 27 December, reviews Luc Ferry's A Brief History of Thought.
Richard Eder, "A Romantic Journey Through a Vanished Land," NYT, 28 December, reviews Max Egremont's Forgotten Land: Journeys Among the Ghosts of East Prussia.
Nicholas Wade, "Genome Study Points to Adaptation in Early African-Americans," NYT, 2 January, features the research of Shanghai's Chinese Academy of Sciences. It identifies genetic mutations in the new world's African Americans.
Carl Rollyson, "A Jewish Revolutionary," WSJ, 31 December, reviews Joshua Rubenstein's Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary's Life.
In Anthony Summers, "The secret life of J. Edgar Hoover," Guardian, 31 December, a Hoover biographer probes J. Edgar's dark depths.
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