Stories by Alexander Nazaryan

  • FIVE STAR Still 2 Primo and John

    Kids’ Play

    Two movies at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival shed light on the travails of young men coming of age in the inner city
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    The Hunt for the Russian Woodpecker

    Chernobyl 2, a close neighbor to the infamous nuclear reactor, is a secretive radar site that has finally been opened to the curious
  • Chernobyl Redux

    Chernobyl Redux

    From high-end tourism to one of the world’s most ambitious engineering projects, strange things are happening at the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history, which could still kill plenty of people
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    Chernobyl Redux

    From high-end tourism to one of the world’s most ambitious engineering projects, strange things are happening at the site of the worst nuclear disaster in history, which could still kill plenty of people
  • Solitude’s Despair

    Solitude’s Despair

    Solitary confinement is a moral outrage, a living death that leaves inmates praying for the needle
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    Solitude’s Despair

    Solitary confinement is a moral outrage, a living death that leaves inmates praying for the needle
  • Pine, Fresh Again

    Pine, Fresh Again

    70 Pine Street, one of the finest skyscrapers in Manhattan, comes back to life
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    Pine, Fresh Again

    70 Pine Street, one of the finest skyscrapers in Manhattan, comes back to life
  • Getting Cancer Wrong

    Getting Cancer Wrong

    In the war against cancer, the enemy remains poorly defined. This group of scientists is hoping to change that—and is making enemies of its own
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    Getting Cancer Wrong

    In the war against cancer, the enemy remains poorly defined. This group of scientists is hoping to change that—and is making enemies of its own
  • Here Comes Helen

    Here Comes Helen

    An exhilaratingly ambitious young writer refuses to be bound by race or nationhood
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    Here Comes Helen

    An exhilaratingly ambitious young writer refuses to be bound by race or nationhood
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    Shine On, Tiny Little Star

    Scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California are getting closer to the dream of nuclear fusion
  • The Streets of Killadelphia

    The Streets of Killadelphia

    Two fearless journalists, one rogue narcotics unit and a city in the grip of public corruption
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    The Streets of Killadelphia

    Two fearless journalists, one rogue narcotics unit and a city in the grip of public corruption
  • George Eliot Middlemarch

    Marching Towards the Middle

    What George Eliot’s Victorian masterpiece can teach us about struggling, erring humans
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    Choose Your Dystopia

    A spate of recent novels by prominent writers paint a bleak vision of tomorrow – and today
  • 1.17_LS0303_Dystopia

    Choose Your Dystopia

    A spate of recent novels by prominent writers paint a bleak vision of tomorrow – and today

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