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Truth and Reconciliation

Jonathan Rosenbaum gets it backward when he describes In My Country [Critic’s Choice, April 8] as a “docudrama” and its source, Country of My Skull, as a “novel.” Antjie Krog’s book is a documentary account of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission hearings, which she covered for SABC radio in the 1990s. It’s true […]

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Futurists and Fascism

To the editors: Anthony Adler’s review of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind (Reader, 3 February) spoils his otherwise astute observations with the throwaway and inaccurate claim for the “futurists’ affinity for fascism.” As a matter of fact, despite Marinetti (the self-declared “leader”) and his ardent imitation of Mussolini, art and culture in […]