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Sep 12, 2011

Things Noted Here & There

Now, comes Stephen Mihm, "The Biographer's New Best Friend," NYT, 10 September, to praise digital newspapers. Amen!

Peter Green, "All Hat and No Cattle," The Book, 12 September, reviews P. J. Rhodes's Alcibiades: Athenian Playboy, General and Traitor.

James Hall, "The Misery Memoirist," WSJ, 10 September, reviews Andrew Graham-Dixon's Caravaggio.

Peter Millican, "Finding inspiration in Hume," TPM, 6 September, considers why, after 300 years, Hume is still studied.

Janet Maslin, "Never Seeking the Presidency, Yet Swept Into Office Nonetheless," NYT, 11 September, reviews Candice Millard's Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President.

Giles MacDonough, "Fearsome Days," WSJ, 10 September, reviews Ian Kershaw's The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944-1945.

Daphna Berman, "The Revered and Reviled Bernard Lewis," Moment, September/October, offers a reappraisal of Lewis at 95.

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