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'World Film Locations: Athens' Is Equal Parts Film Scholarship and Travel Guide
These essays provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of Athens, its relationship with the cinema, and how that relationship has evolved. [23.Dec.14]
One of Ireland's Greatest Living Writers Hits Another Home Run With 'Nora Webster'
Colm Toibin's latest literary outing is like a complex Persian rug: the reader must work to notice and appreciate the patterns. [22.Dec.14]
'Green: The History of a Color' Is a Monochrome of Multiplicities
Green: A History is a broad-spanning visualization of this multifaceted color, one that reveals the value of seeing different shades of meaning in the color of historical artworks. [21.Dec.14]
Edward St. Aubyn's 'On the Edge' Brings Some Humor to Life's Fathomless Oddness
Here's another reasonably entertaining novel of ideas from this internationally-celebrated satirist. [20.Dec.14]
'London: A Literary Anthology' Captures the City's Candelit Circles and Foggy Shadows
This wide-spanning anthology is a mélange of London experiences, encapsulating rich and poor, native and immigrant. [19.Dec.14]
Reviews
These essays provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of Athens, its relationship with the cinema, and how that relationship has evolved. [22.Dec.14]
Colm Toibin's latest literary outing is like a complex Persian rug: the reader must work to notice and appreciate the patterns. [22.Dec.14]
Green: A History is a broad-spanning visualization of this multifaceted color, one that reveals the value of seeing different shades of meaning in the color of historical artworks. [21.Dec.14]
Here's another reasonably entertaining novel of ideas from this internationally-celebrated satirist. [20.Dec.14]
This wide-spanning anthology is a mélange of London experiences, encapsulating rich and poor, native and immigrant. [19.Dec.14]
From revenge porn to cyber mobs to trolls, Hate Crimes in Cyberspace shows the ugly side of the Internet and, most importantly, what people can do about it. [18.Dec.14]
J. Robert Lennon's morbidly dark vision of American domesticity drains the light out of the human dream of domestic bliss to leave it shrouded in shadow. [18.Dec.14]
The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress is all about speakeasies, gangsters, glamour, and mystery. Best of all? The mystery is a true story. [17.Dec.14]
News
By David L. Ulin
Munro vividly portrays people whose lives are a series of crossroads. [16.Dec.14]
Features
By Edward P. Comentale, Aaron Jaffe
The Year's Work at the Zombie Research Center answers any questions you might have about the burgeoning field of zombie studies. [11.Dec.14]
By Marcus Baram
In this excerpt from his book on legendary soul singer Gil Scott-Heron, Marcus Baram recounts Scott-Heron's crucial time touring with Stevie Wonder. [04.Dec.14]
Columns
Re:Print
Gruff Rhys' innovative, multi-platform narrative unfolds the beguiling and intriguing narrative of an enigmatic Welshman seeking out his kind... in America. [18.Dec.14]
Re:Print
In a historical sweep of trans-Atlantic arguments over copyright law, some surprising shifts and patterns emerge, but the key, centuries-long battles remain. [10.Dec.14]
From The Blogs
With Jewish Soul Food Israeli Food Writer Janna Gur tries to create a "greatest hits from our Jewish Grandmothers." Only the grandmothers aren't around to help. [19.Dec.14]
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