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  • Bobby Fischer Against the World: movie review

    Bobby Fischer Against the World: movie review

    'Bobby Fischer Against the World' explores the paranoia-fueled life of the intellectually brilliant chess champion.

  • Bobby Fischer

    Bobby Fischer

    Harry Benson's photos – taken at the height of Fischer's powers – break down more of his barriers than anything written about him to date.

  • Bobby Fischer Against the World: movie review

    Culture Cafe Bobby Fischer Against the World: movie review

    Director Liz Garbus’s achievement is in making Bobby Fischer's story palpable to an audience that may have been too young to witness Fischer capture American pop culture like some Michael Jackson with an endgame, or to those who’ve forgotten how his skills took hold of the nation’s thinking, even bumping Watergate updates from the evening news.

  • Thanks, Bobby Fischer

    Thanks, Bobby Fischer

    The grandmaster spurred my interested in chess and surprisingly, Latin.

  • Intriguing tales – and tales of intrigue – from across the globe

    Intriguing tales – and tales of intrigue – from across the globe

    Fancy a visit to Peru, Scotland, Denmark, Brazil, or Russia? Several works of new popular fiction may be just the ticket. Reviewer Yvonne Zipp is your tour guide.