Polonium 210 is 100 billion times as toxic as cyanide. It’s use as a murder weapon was authorized at the highest levels of the Kremlin. Daniel Johnson reviews “A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin’s War with the West” by Luke Harding.
When the LA Art Book Fair landed at the Museum of Contemporary Art's branch in Little Tokyo in 2013, staff at the museum told organizers to expect 5,000 people over the course of the three-day event. "Well, we got 5,000 people on opening night," says curator Shannon Cane, who oversees the Los Angeles fair,