When an actor dies too young – let’s name no other names – we sometimes err on the side of hyperbolic adulation. Why not? It’s only polite. Nobody wan(...)
Henry James wasn’t all that proud of The Turn of the Screw. Yet that terrific little ghost story has proved to be the most influential and resonant of(...)
Every now and then, when meeting an interviewee, one requires some identifying information to pick him or her out from the crowd. “I’ll be wearing a b(...)
The stories and novels of the Appalachian writer Ron Rash are steeped in the culture of the American south, but if you’re thinking Rhett Butler and Sc(...)
Do we dare to hope that the Bush administration is finally at an end?
After four years of bending the constitution, the constitutional la(...)
‘I’ve always been so flattered that anyone, whatever his status, feels he can ask me to a party.” Have you ever read anything so ambiguously gr(...)
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