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Q: What is UNZ.org?

A: The UNZ.org website is intended to provide convenient access to a large quantity of high-quality content material, mostly published over the last 150 years in America and England, including both articles and books, encompassing over one million readable items and titles of another million items not readable due to copyright. Much of this material has never previously been available anywhere on the Internet and should be useful for researchers and intellectual historians.

Q: Why do you include non-readable articles and books?

A: The inclusion of the copyright-excluded material allows users to examine a more nearly complete collection of a given author's writings, even if many of the particular items themselves are currently unavailable due to copyright. If necessary, many of these other items can often be accessed and read on other websites or content systems, especially in the case of extent publications. Furthermore, there is a chance that at some future point these publications will be released for reading on this website as well.

Q: The website seems very different than when I previously visited. What's the story?

A: The current Version 2.0 release of UNZ.org incorporates major design changes from the previous version, but nearly all of the same underlying printed content is still available. Given the relatively slight use of the previous links to external videos and webzines, these portions have been removed, thereby streamlining access to the printed materials which constitute the main value of the system. Another major change has been the widespread use of Javascript, rendering most of the pages "reactive" as you begin entering information.

Q: How do I find a given author or publication?

A: Most of the main pages of the website contain one or more "Reactive Clouds," with the names of various authors or publications. Javascript functions cause these Clouds to "react" and change the displayed information as you begin typing in the entry boxes. For example, as you enter the first few letters of an author's name on the Home page, the Clouds adjust to display only those authors whose names begin with those letters. Similar adjustments occur as you start typing in a particular decade or year, or if you select one of the drop-down settings or other filter. This allows you to quickly focus in on the individuals you are seeking based on your particular criteria.

At any point, the relative size of the names in a given Cloud indicates the volume of underlying content material associated with that name. Meanwhile, the color indicates what fraction of the content material is readable (for copyright reasons): bright blue indicates mostly readable, dark blue indicates partly readable, and black means mostly unreadable

Q: How do I find a given article or book?

A: The main Articles and Books pages, as well as the Overview tabs for individual authors or publications, display a Listing of articles (or books) towards the bottom of the page. Like the Clouds, these Listings are "reactive" and automatically adjust as you being typing in any of the information in the various data entry fields---Title, Author, Publication, or Period, displaying only those items that match your selection.

Q: What about the individual publications?

A: When you reach the pages associated with a given publication, you can examine the contents in a number of different ways, accessed via the different tabs. The default Overview tab gives you the Cloud of authors for that publication plus the Listing of individual articles, with both of these being "reactive" as you provide information in the Title, Author, or Period fields.

There are also several other tabs. The Tree tab displays a dynamic tree allowing the individual time periods, issues, and articles to be opened for greate detail. The Year Contents tab displays the tables of contents for all the issues of a given year, the Issues, Small Covers, and Large Covers tabs display those views of the contents for a given decade, and the All Years tab provides an overview of the entire archive of the periodical. In addition, the drop down field in the control bar may be used to explore the different periods. All these pages allow for convenient browsing of the contents of a given periodical and clicking on any of the individual links accessing more detailed information.

Q: How does Searching work?

A: As mentioned above, much of the exploration of the website contents is normally performed by browsing the various different pages or entering information into the various text fields and having the displayed information automatically adjust. Actual Searches are performed in a parallel manner, by entering the target information into the data fields and then pressing the Search button (or simply hitting Enter). The system then performs a Search across the selected Text, Title, Author, and other information and displays the findings in a new Search Results tab.

Searches may be performed on any of these individual pages, or on the Power Search page, which allows for more detailed Searches across all content material.
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Decade 2000s Archives
The New York Review of Books Archives
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    Total Archives: 39 Years, 731 Issues, 11,334 Articles, 41,633pp
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      (2 Reviews)
      Hard Green, by Peter Huber
      1. Hard Green by Peter Huber
      2. Natural Capitalism by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hun...
      The New York Review of Books
      , May 25, 2000, pp. 48-50
      1. Hard Green by Peter Huber
      2. Natural Capitalism by Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins, and L. Hun...
      The New York Review of Books
      , September 24, 2009, pp. 53-55
    2. [+]
      (Review)
      Sea of Poppies, by Amitav Ghosh
      1. Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 15, 2009, pp. 39-41
    3. [+]
      (Review)
      Power Rules, by Leslie H. Gelb
      1. Power Rules by Leslie H. Gelb
      The New York Review of Books
      , July 16, 2009, pp. 4-7
    4. [+]
      (6 Reviews)
      Alexander Hamilton: American, by Richard Brookhiser
      1. Alexander Hamilton: American by Richard Brookhiser
      2. Republican Empire by Karl-Friedrich Walling
      3. A Fatal Friendship by Arnold A. Rogow
      4. Duel by Thomas Fleming
      5. Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson by Roger G. Kennedy
      6. Scandalmonger by William Safire
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 13, 2000, pp. 67-72
    5. An Exchange
      1. Alexander Hamilton: American by Richard Brookhiser
      2. Republican Empire by Karl-Friedrich Walling
      3. A Fatal Friendship by Arnold A. Rogow
      4. Duel by Thomas Fleming
      5. Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson by Roger G. Kennedy
      6. Scandalmonger by William Safire
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 27, 2000, pp. 60-64
    6. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      To Live or to Perish Forever, by Nicholas Schmidle
      1. To Live or to Perish Forever by Nicholas Schmidle
      2. Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 8, 2009, pp. 42-44
      1. To Live or to Perish Forever by Nicholas Schmidle
      2. Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters
      The New York Review of Books
      , July 17, 2008, p. 51
    7. (Verse)
      1. To Live or to Perish Forever by Nicholas Schmidle
      2. Seeds of Terror by Gretchen Peters
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 10, 2000, p. 38
    8. [+]
      (Review)
      Arthur Koestler: The Homeless Mind, by David Cesarani
      1. Arthur Koestler: The Homeless Mind by David Cesarani
      The New York Review of Books
      , February 10, 2000, pp. 23-25
    9. [+]
      (Review)
      A Life in the Twentieth Century, by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
      1. A Life in the Twentieth Century by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 21, 2000, pp. 65-68
    10. [+]
      (5 Reviews)
      The White Man's Burden, by William Easterly
      1. The White Man's Burden by William Easterly
      2. The End of Poverty by Jeffrey D. Sachs
      3. Millions Saved by Ruth Levine and Molly Kinder
      4. The Trouble with Africa by Robert Calderisi
      5. Africa's Stalled Development by David K. Leonard and Scott Straus
      The New York Review of Books
      , October 5, 2006, pp. 41-43
    11. [+]
      (Review)
      Five Sisters, by James Fox
      1. Five Sisters by James Fox
      The New York Review of Books
      , May 25, 2000, pp. 26-28
    12. [+]
      (8 Reviews)
      Irrational Exuberance, by Robert J. Shiller
      1. Irrational Exuberance by Robert J. Shiller
      2. A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel
      3. Stocks for the Long Run by Jeremy J. Siegel
      4. Dow 36,000 by James K. Glassman and Kevin A. Hassett
      5. Famous First Bubbles by Peter M. Garber
      6. Devil Take the Hindmost by Edward Chancellor
      7. Social Security: The Phony Crisis by Dean Baker and Mark Weisbrot
      8. On Money and Markets by Henry Kaufman
      The New York Review of Books
      , August 10, 2000, pp. 38-41
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      (Review)
      Shadow of the Silk Road, by Colin Thubron
      1. Shadow of the Silk Road by Colin Thubron
      The New York Review of Books
      , December 20, 2007, pp. 18-25
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      (Review)
      At Canaan's Edge, by Taylor Branch
      1. At Canaan's Edge by Taylor Branch
      The New York Review of Books
      , April 6, 2006, pp. 20-27
      1. At Canaan's Edge by Taylor Branch
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 17, 2008, pp. 4-5
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      (Review)
      Thomas Chambers, by Kathleen A. Foster
      1. Thomas Chambers by Kathleen A. Foster
      The New York Review of Books
      , January 15, 2009, pp. 50-53
    16. [+]
      (2 Reviews)
      Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits, by Linda Gordon
      1. Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon
      2. Daring to Look by Anne Whiston Spirn
      The New York Review of Books
      , November 19, 2009, pp. 12-17
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      (7 Reviews)
      Exiles and Emigrants, by Patricia Tryon MacDonald
      1. Exiles and Emigrants by Patricia Tryon MacDonald
      2. The Fatal Shore by Robert Hughes
      3. A Commonwealth of Thieves by Thomas Keneally
      4. The Secret River by Kate Grenville
      5. The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald
      6. The Marsh Birds by Eva Sallis
      7. The Infernal Optimist by Linda Jaivin
      The New York Review of Books
      , November 16, 2006, pp. 14-17