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‘Martin Chuzzlewit’: Dickens on a war reporter and other scurrilous Americans

I picked up the Dickens novel Martin Chuzzlewit recently because I wanted to see what he said about the United States that he saw while touring in the 1840s.

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Eat, Pray, Leeches

Narendra Modi wants India to embrace its traditional systems of medicine, like ayurveda and yoga. But can he convince rich Indians to treat their ailments with lead pills and squirming bugs?

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The Best of Saturday Night Live’s Foreign-Policy Skits

For 40 years the show has skewered world leaders and their politicking with satire and slapstick -- and the world is a better place for it.

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