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Nadine Orenstein, "The Challenge of Interpreting Caricatures and Satires," Now at the Met, 9 November, reflects on her experience curating "Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire From Leonardo to Levine," an exhibit at Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum. "The History of Caricature," NYT, 2 December, reviews the exhibition's catalogue, Constance C. McPhee's and Orenstein's Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire From Leonardo to Levine.
Adrian Tinniswood, "Vile Bodies," Literary Review, Dec/Jan, reviews Anne Somerset's Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion.
O. A. Westad, "Cold Hands, Warm Heart," Literary Review, Dec/Jan, reviews Frank Costigliola's Roosevelt's Lost Alliances: How Personal Politics Helped Start the Cold War.
Frank Dikötter, "The Tenacity of Hope," Literary Review, Dec/Jan, reviews Liao Yiwu's God is Red: The Secret Story of How Christianity Survived and Flourished in Communist China. Translated by Wenguang Huang.
Finally, Adam Hochschild, "What Gingrich Didn't Learn in Congo," NYT, 4 December, finds unexpected problems in Gingrich's Tulane history dissertation.
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