Joe Gould

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James Braddock training in Florida, 1936. Photograph: FPG/Getty Images

Although he considered himself to have “more brawn than brains”, James J. Braddock had an unerring ability to make the best of a bad situation. The s(...)

Joseph Mitchell in his office at the New Yorker in 1994. Photograph: AP

It’s well known that this year marks the half-centenary of the deaths of Brendan Behan and Sean O’Casey – indeed, one of the milestones (Behan’s) has (...)