– “Woman’s work“. The twisted reality of an Italian freelancer in Syria. Desolación, hastío y rabia. Vía Bárbara Ayuso, Mariangela Paone y Joe Haslan.

– Uno largo. Louis Menand: “The Color of Law. Voting rights and the Southern way of life“.

– Siempre Oliver Sacks: “The Joy of Old Age. (No Kidding)“. Hay versión en español en El País.

– Malcolm Gladwell: “Could one man have shortened the Vietnam War?“, la historia de Konrad Kellen.

– Brutal texto (y vídeo) sobre la recuperación de uno de los heridos de Boston. “Beyond the Finish Line“. Jeff Bauman was waiting to see his girlfriend when the bombs went off. Then his Boston marathon began.

– “The Road To Resilience: How Unscientific Innovation Saved Marlin Steel“. A little maker of metal baskets shows how U.S. manufacturers can thrive against all comers.

-En The Atlantic, “The Debate Behind U.S. Intervention in World War II“. 73 years ago, President Roosevelt was mulling a third term, and Charles Lindbergh was praising German air strength. A new book looks at the dramatic months leading up to the election of 1940.

– ¿Ponzi y Madoff? Meros aprendices. The Fraud of the Prince of Poyais, de Bryan Taylor. Vía Droblo.

– Brad DeLong en Foreign Affairs: “The Second Great Depression. Why the Economic Crisis Is Worse Than You Think“.

– Reed Johnson. “The Unread: The Mystery of the Voynich Manuscript”.

– Fascinante y un poco triste. AD Harvey: “The man behind the great Dickens and Dostoevsky hoax“.

– En la LA Review of Books: “Philosophy of the Acrobat: On Peter Sloterdijk“.

– “‘Professor, You’re Dividing My Nation“. In Iraqi Kurdistan, tongues are tied by politics.

– Una curiosa y light para acabar: Sally McGrane: “Moscow’s Metro Dogs“.

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