THIS COMPELLING COMPILATION LOOKS AT SOME OF THE PIVOTAL FIGURES WHO SHAPED OUR NATION For those who love history and enjoy biography, David M. Rubenstein has delivered a masterstroke with […]
Christmas at the White House this year dazzles with gold ribbons and sparking lights, fir boughs, fir wreaths and the delicious scent of 33 fir trees. Crystal stars sparkle above […]
The tour offered six plays, two operas, three art galleries, a tour of Tate Modern, coffee with an art collector, lunch in the House of Lords, fish and chips at a gastropub and a trip to Shakespeare’s birthplace.
IN SEARING PROSE, THE AUTHOR LAMENTS THE DESTRUCTION OF THE NATURAL WORLD If you’re reading Terry Tempest Williams for the first time, you are meeting an impassioned conservationist who can […]
WORTH A REVISIT: PHILIP ROTH’S PLAINSPOKEN, POIGNANT MEMOIR One of life’s toughest journeys is accompanying a loved one into old age or disability. It is a trip that will inevitably […]
THIS MELODRAMATIC, FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY DREW PRAISE FROM ITS REAL-LIFE SUBJECT People who know art will recognize the name of David Hockney, and those who like the artist will enjoy this […]
THE CULT OF FAME FOUND AN EARLY GODDESS IN SARAH BERNHARDT “The Drama of Celebrity” by Sharon Marcus is a hybrid of biography and sociological treatise on one of the […]
A RECENT COMPENDIUM CAPTURES THE UNVARNISHED VOICE OF THE LEGENDARY PROGRESSIVE The Land of Lincoln has produced giant oaks in the political forest, none more majestic than Abraham himself. But […]