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The measure of smartness

On Reading Lyrics: More Than a Thousand of the Century’s Finest Lyrics, edited by Robert Gottlieb and Robert Kimball, Jane Eyre by Paul Gordon and John Caird, and The Music Man by Meredith Wilson.

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Art

Gallery chronicle

On R. B. Kitaj: How to reach 67 in Jewish Art at the Marlborough Gallery; Richard Diebenkorn: Early Abstractions 1949-1955 at Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art & Joan Miró: 16 Late Masterworks, at Salander O’Reilly Gallery.

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Valiant for truth

A review of Did Adam and Eve Have Navels? Discourses on Reflexology Numerology, Urine Therapy, and Other Dubious Subjects, by Martin Gardner.