Sarah Boslaugh

Sarah Boslaugh is a tutor in mathematics, chemistry, and biology at Forest Park Community College in St. Louis, Missouri, and is the movies editor for the popular culture publication TheArtSTL (www.theartsstl.com). In a previous life she worked as a statistician and technical programmer, primarily in the fields of medicine and public health. Her books include Statistics in a Nutshell (O'Reilly), Secondary Data Sources for Public Health (Cambridge University Press), Healthcare Systems Around the World: A Comparative Guide (Sage), and Transgender Health Issues (ABC-Clio).
The Groundbreaking ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Remains Relevant in These Times

The Groundbreaking ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Remains Relevant in These Times

Criterion's Blu-ray release of Midnight Cowboy comes with a generous package of extras that fans and those new to the film will appreciate.

‘We’ll Always Have Casablanca’

‘We’ll Always Have Casablanca’

Isenberg doesn’t reveal much about the lives or careers of Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, but he provides some interesting and less well-known information.

On Life in Graphic Detail

When One’s ‘True Sex’ Is Discovered in America

When One’s ‘True Sex’ Is Discovered in America

The rich portraits Skidmore creates of these trans men can help illuminate not only their lives but also the lives of many other trans people who remain undiscovered and anonymous.

‘Melville: A Novel’ and Its ‘Foreign Companion’

‘Melville: A Novel’ and Its ‘Foreign Companion’

Something of a paean to Herman Melville and Moby Dick, just reading Jean Giono's writing for its own sake is both different from what you might expect -- and delightful.

The Outer Beauty in Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’

The Outer Beauty in Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’

British elegance and American money combined make Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca a visual delight.

Lauren Elkins Challenges the View That Flâneurie Is a Pleasure Reserved for Men

Franz Hessel’s ‘ Reprinted Walking in Berlin’ Celebrates the Observant Urban Stroller

Franz Hessel’s ‘ Reprinted Walking in Berlin’ Celebrates the Observant Urban Stroller

Reading Walking in Berlin is the next best thing to traveling back in time to visit the capital of the Weimar Republic as it was in 1929.
Criterion’s ‘The Marseilles Trilogy’ Gives Us Binge-worthy, Sea-worthy Melodrama

Criterion’s ‘The Marseilles Trilogy’ Gives Us Binge-worthy, Sea-worthy Melodrama

Marius, Fanny, and César offer a detailed portrait of the interlocking lives of a small cast of characters, most of whose lives are shaped in some way by the sea.
‘Tampopo’ Serves Up Film Noir, Gangster and Western Tropes With Noodles

‘Tampopo’ Serves Up Film Noir, Gangster and Western Tropes With Noodles

Viewers who like early Woody Allen will enjoy the humor in Tampopo.
LGBTQ People at Home, at Ease

LGBTQ People at Home, at Ease

Tom Atwood's Kings & Queens in Their Castles celebrates the diversity of the gay, lesbian, and transgender community with a series of beautiful portraits of people in their homes.
‘Broad Strokes’ Beautifully Illuminates Often Overlooked Women Artists

‘Broad Strokes’ Beautifully Illuminates Often Overlooked Women Artists

Art historian Bridget Quinn is an engaging writer with a knack for choosing the telling anecdote. The result is a fun book full of beautiful art.