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Book Review

After a Welsh mining disaster, clairvoyants had a field day

The Premonitions Bureau: A True Story by Sam Knight reviewed

By John Maier

Book Review

Yuri Gagarin — poster boy of manned space flight

Beyond: The Astonishing Story of the First Human to Leave Our Planet and Journey into Space by Stephen Walker reviewed

By John Maier

Podcasts

Power: The Maxwells is enjoyably tasteless

The Maxwell family iconography is simply irresistible

By John Maier

Book Review

The program of art plunder initiated by Hermann Göring continued long after the war’s end

Göring’s Man in Paris: The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World by Jonathan Petropoulos reviewed

By John Maier

Architecture

A passion for pastiche: China’s Potemkin villages

Fake Heritage: Why We Rebuild Monuments by John Darlington reviewed

By John Maier

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Woody Allen, in his own words

Apropos of Nothing by Woody Allen reviewed

By John Maier

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