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Hannah Arendt, Donald Trump and the Way We Lie Now

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It’s the presidency, in and of itself, which can surely be engulfed by its own untruths.

All Rise: The Uplifting Backstory of ‘Sunrise in Heaven’

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How Jan Hurst's personal tragedy let to renewed faith, to Voyage Media, and to a film shoot in Hollywood.

Weighty Matters, Light Verse: John Lithgow Inks ‘Dumpty’

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One day, reaching for this book will be a good way to revisit the escapades of the Trump presidency -- and to be glad that they're over.

Can This Man Be a Nobel Laureate and a Genocide Apologist?

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On the moral conundrum presented by Austrian writer Peter Handke, eulogist of Slobodan Milosevic and winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature.

‘Our Symphony with Animals’ Views Uneasy Kinship

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A new book asks if cruelty and indifference toward animals leads to the same toward humans.

Mulling Monterey: Steinbeck, Class and ‘Big Little Lies’

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Do you know the way to Monterey? Reflecting on different perspectives of a familiar place.

It’s Good to Be Alive

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How a US military intelligence officer survived catastrophic injury and found a path to Hollywood.

A Little Bird Told Me: Announcing the Trump Presidential Aviary

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To be located in a drained swamp surrounded by a big, beautiful wall, paid for by Mexico.

‘The Old Gray Homestead’: Centenary of a Forgotten First Novel

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Frances Parkinson Keyes is little remembered these days; she may have been the Joyce Carol Oates of her time.

When American Expats Sounded the Alarm

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History tells us that victory in war isn't inevitable. And ostriches need their heads out of the sand.

Atticus Finch Galvanizes Broadway

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Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" astounds with the great Jeff Daniels.

When a Favorite Coming-of-Age Novel Turns 50

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Revisiting Richard Bradford’s "Red Sky at Morning" -- and all that steamy stuff in the high desert.

Breaking Bad Brecht: Off-Broadway ‘Arturo Ui’ Goes Kerplop

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Director John Doyle's revival, starring Raúl Esparza, clumsily ties to our current political nightmare.

“Making Oscar Wilde”: A Young Aesthete Lectures America

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His American tour served him as he wrote the stage comedies that gave him lasting literary currency.

Bildungsroman, Baby! Lisa Locascio’s Debut Novel, ‘Open Me’

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An erotic first novel about a young American abroad gradually grows more eloquent.

‘An American Quilt’ Pulls Back the Covers of Enslavement Culture

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But why doesn’t Rachel May run with her many “what ifs” and give us a novel?

Beyond the James Dean Mythology with Graham’s ‘Giant’

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Looking back at the novel and the iconic Hollywood film, with its biting indictment of greed, misogyny and bigotry in Texas.

Navigating History, Religion in ‘The Last Watchman of Old Cairo’

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Why take time to read a book about time? For quiet revelations and epiphanies.

Prison Bitches! Electric Ladies! Women Who Rule the Earth!

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We'd have no Harvey Weinstein because some electro-lady would turn him into a pile of ash.

South Korean Novelist Plays America (Nods to Camus and Homer)

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Eventually, J.M. Lee may or may not write the Great South Korean Novel.
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Which President Ignored Bounties on Our Murdered Soldiers?

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Either the ignoramus president was told the intelligence and did nothing about it or no one on his staff told him. Which sounds worse?