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What’s Your Favorite Soundtrack? We Want to Know.

We’re asking readers to share the movie-related albums that they return to again and again.

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In This ‘Lord of the Rings’ Adaptation, the Hobbits Yodel

A quirky and joyful play based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s books joined weightier works at this year’s Theatertreffen drama festival.

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David Shapiro, Who Gained Fame in Poetry and Protest, Dies at 77

A renowned member of the New York School of poets, he also found accidental notoriety when he was photographed during…

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Is There a Post-Religious Right?

During the 2016 Republican campaign, watching Donald Trump shoulder his way past his more pious rivals for the nomination, I…

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This Is a Very Weird Moment in the History of Drug Laws

Produced by ‘The Ezra Klein Show’ Drug policy feels very unsettled right now. The war on drugs was a failure.…

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A Rise in Anti-China Sentiment in America

More from our inbox: Our Rights at RiskThe Takeover at ColumbiaBeethoven’s Legacy: Hope and Perseverance in the Face of DeafnessPEN…

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Jim Simons, Math Genius Who Conquered Wall Street, Dies at 86

Using advanced computers, he went from M.I.T. professor to multibillionaire. His Medallion fund had 66 percent average annual returns for…

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Bill Holman, Whose Arrangements Shaped West Coast Jazz, Dies at 96

His economical, linear writing helped define the sound of Stan Kenton’s band. He also led his own 16-piece ensemble for…

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Christie’s Website Is Brought Down by Hackers Days Before $840 Million Auctions

The auctioneer’s website was taken offline on Thursday evening and remained down on Friday, days before its spring auctions were…

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A Child’s Island of Wonder, as Fascism Rises

THE WILDCAT BEHIND GLASS, by Alki Zei. Translated by Karen Emmerich. Of all the genres of the past century of…

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