Roberto Abraham Scaruffi

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

In the Review’s June 23 issue, Steve Coll reviews two books that show the human cost to veterans of the Iraq and Afghan wars. On the NYR Daily, Christopher de Bellaigue reviews a film about Sri Lankan migrants in Paris, Jenny Uglow looks at an exhibition of “found” objects, and Masha Gessen argues that our responses to terrorist attacks are wrong.
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We Buried the Disgraceful Truth
Steve Coll

2.5 million American families, spread widely across the country, understand truths about the price of badly conceived wars that their political leaders and foreign policy theorists will not confront.

A Different Migrant Story​
Christopher de Bellaigue

Jacques Audiard’s film Dheepan, crowned with the Palme d’Or at Cannes last year, illuminates a quandary behind the West’s confused response to the refugee crisis.

The Wrong Conversation
Masha Gessen

The message of the terrorist is, “I matter. My cause matters. My hatred matters. My ability to act matters.” We respond by saying, “Yes, you matter.” 

The Art of the Abandoned
Jenny Uglow

Found is a show of memory, of time, of attachment and fracture, of loss and retrieval. And perhaps all who see it will find something of themselves.

Genre Is a Woman

Female directors working in action, film noir, sci-fi, horror, and westerns
(Film Forum)

Roberto Burle Marx​

The epoch-defining career of the Brazilian modernist landscape architect
(Jewish Museum)


This monumental show gathers together works from the 15th century to the present
(Met Breuer)