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Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

May 20, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On De Kooning, New York City Ballet, Churchill’s letters to his mother & more from the world of culture.


May 13, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On the history of ambiguity, Fairfield Porter, Beethoven’s cello sonatas & more from the world of culture.


May 6, 2019

The Critic’s Notebook

On Catholic writers, Thomas Cole, a recording of NY Phil soloists & more from the world of culture.



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