July–August 2012, no. 343

July–August 2012, no. 343

Alice Kessler-Harris: A Difficult Woman

Desley Deacon

Desley Deacon


A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
by Alice Kessler-Harris
Bloomsbury, $39.99 hb, 439 pp, 9781596913639


Why, Al ...

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ABR moves to Southbank

While this issue is printing, we’ll be moving to our new office in Boyd, a wonderful extension of the ...

Anne Chisolm on the humiliation of Rupert Murdoch

Anne Chisolm

It all began with Prince William’s knee. Not, of course, the phone hacking and bribery and corruption which, as we all now know, was commonplace behaviour in the British tabloid newspapers at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire – that had been going on fo ...

Wordly riches at the Barnes

Patrick McCaughey

From musty Merion to a new home in Philadelphia

by Patrick McCaughey


In mid-May the Barnes Foundation opened at its new location in the cultural corridor of downtown Philadelphia. A cloud of controversy followed it to the end. The ne ...

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