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A "vivid and elegant" account of the once-brutal politics on the high seas.

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An esteemed film critic examines the story behind the camera.

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Echoes of Valhalla: The Afterlife of the Eddas and Sagas

By Jon Karl Helgason; translated by Jane Appleton

A look at how Norse mythology is being re-imagined for the modern world.

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How an expression — and a slick way of being — was born.

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An encyclopedic assessment of how the feds would weather the apocalypse.

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Though rich in details, this WWII-era saga feels disjointed and overly long.

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The comedian sets out on a hilarious quest to find joy.

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An intelligent account of a little-known political battle in the years leading up to the Civil War