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Out and About: A Modern Tower of Babel; Paul Simon and 'A Pure Moment of Sobbing Joy'

By Ezra Glinter

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  • The Library of Congress has launched an online “National Jukebox” of some 10,000 historical recordings.

  • The New York Times profiles guitarist Gary Lucas on the occasion of his new CD, “The Ordeal of Civility.”

  • Argentine artist Marta Minujine has built a 25-meter Tower of Babel out of 30,000 books.

  • A student remembers Yeshiva University economics professor Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine.


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