A more compassionate understanding of our unruly desires.
"I think the floodgates have opened for white women," the actress and rape survivor said of the #MeToo movement, which coincided with her new memoir.
Ivana paints herself as a campy, bitchy post-Soviet icon, a woman obsessed with excess and hierarchy and shiny objects, a woman who could sit ensconced in her gown closet and tell a cocktail tall tale about how she emerged victorious from a marriage to the Donald. She is still, like her ex-husband, obsessed with her identity as a winner.
The US funeral industry is the most expensive and corporate in the world. Can Americans find a better way to grieve?
It's an age-old question: why do we like what we like?
What a silent evening with an author I admired taught me about solitude and writing well.
If you're expecting to see any great works of English literature on the list, set your sights a little lower. (Think less E.M. Forster, more E.L. James.)
There is no "Moneyball" for media. In entertainment, overkill is underrated.
Caleb Scharf wants to take you on an epic tour.
A poignant review of Malcolm Harris's "Kids These Days" grapples with the notion that baby boomers have shaped millennials into a commodity.
Last published in 1978, The Wines of Gala is Salvador Dalí's eccentric guide to wine grapes and their origin. Filled with over 140 appropriated artworks and collages collected and created by Dalí, the book is an equally surreal follow-up to TASCHEN's reprinting of the artist's cookbook Les Diners de
Time travel stories as we think of them today are solidly sci-fi, of course. Their predecessors were part of a different genre.
When authors compare something to "the size of a ___," what points of reference do they use? This chart breaks down the results from the 1800s compared to the early 2000s.
By the mid-1930s, KKK hero tropes had been absorbed into popular culture, distanced from their white supremacist roots, and reproduced as generic formula in pulp adventure fiction.
The classicist Emily Wilson has given Homer's epic a radically contemporary voice.
Derision for the genre might have as much to do with the bodice as the ripping.
The long-awaited documentary about her life makes clear: She has escaped the demands so often placed on other authors.
The Hannah Arendt Center at Bard would seem an unlikely place to find a German nationalist speaking. And yet.
In a new book, Silicon Valley's favorite publisher praises the establishment while refusing to engage with its critics.
David Sedaris is a good writer. A great one, probably. But you don't have to be a great writer to get a lot of writing in a diary that you keep to yourself.
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