Grace Lichtenstein
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Grace Lichtenstein is a journalist and the author of six books. For many years she was a reporter and bureau chief for The New York Times. Her book reviews have appeared in the Times, Washington Post and other publications. She lives in Manhattan.

Reviews // 10 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

Richard Goldstein on the Front Lines With Janis Joplin, Andy Warhol, Abby Hoffman and More | 21 May 2015 // 9:45 PM

Richard Goldstein's journey is a closely observed, fervently lived “I was there” account of the music, the politics, the sex, the drugs, and the poetry in rock lyrics.

Erik Larson's Latest Is a Gripping Tale of a Sinking Luxury Ship Not Named Titanic | 23 Mar 2015 // 8:05 PM

Larson's description of the torpedoing of the Lusitania churns like an angry sea, full of detail gleaned from memoirs and letters of survivors and rescuers.


Why Novelist Richard Price Doesn't Need a Pseudonym | 5 May 2015 // 4:10 AM

The language and dialogue in his latest novel, The Whites, gives away his identity -- and that's a good thing.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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