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La pasión según Clarice Lispector

La gran escritora brasileña, uno de los clásicos de la literatura del siglo XX, siempre es actualidad, porque no deja de estar de moda. Pero la publicación en castellano de la monumental biografía que le ha dedicado...

How Stalin became stalinist

Stalin set harvest quotas that farmers couldn’t meet; later, during the Terror, he set execution quotas that officials exceeded. Illustration by Henning Wagenbreth Puzzling out how the idealistic Soviet revolutionary came to preside over the bloodiest regime...

Books: ‘Margaret Thatcher,’ by Charles Moore

“We can do business”: Margaret Thatcher meets Mikhail Gorbachev, November 1990. CreditPeter Macdiarmid/Getty Images In February 1984, during that period when a succession of decrepit Soviet leaders were dropping like flies, the British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher,...