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Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia

May 22 2017   8:00AMFrom NYRB, a review essay on Saudi Arabia by Nicolas Pelman. Low crude prices and the war in Yemen have sent a shock through Saudi Arabia’s budget and forced it to revise its social contract even as it seeks to

Tattoos You Can Actually Listen to

Tattoo enthusiasts around the world are in a frenzy over the newest advancement in body art technology – audible, sound wave tattoos. That’s right, you can now have the voice of a loved one or the verse of your favorite song permanently…

Societal Portraits

The Dutch photographer Dana Lixenberg (b.1964) has won the 20th edition of the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize. She was announced as the 2017 recipient of the £30,000 prize by broadcaster and writer, Ekow Eshun, at a special…