Matthew Clayfield is a freelance foreign correspondent and travel writer.
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‘The Americans’, the Russians and the perils of parallels
Why sometimes it’s better to approach art on its own terms
Anthony Bourdain, the anti-foodie foodie
The so-called bad-boy celebrity chef has always offered a smarter take – and now we’re beginning to notice
‘Slow Burn’: Trump, Nixon and the art of the podcast
Slate Plus’s podcast on Watergate urges patience on its audience
Seeing both sides in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ‘The Vietnam War’
In a new series, prolific documentarian Ken Burns finally acknowledges that American stories have an impact on the stories of others
Understanding Vivian Maier
In a world obsessed with sharing images, what should we make of a street photographer who hoarded them?
A novel idea
Álvaro Enrigue’s ‘Sudden Death’ and the nonfiction future of fiction
An Aussie bullfighter in Spain
In the 1960s, Sydneysider Chris Meagher was a torero known as “El Australiano”
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