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‘Antidote’ Prescribes A ‘Negative Path To Happiness’

We’re heading toward that time of year when self-help industry publishers rub their hands together in anticipation. The holiday season […]

The Fundamentals Of Battle: Cats Versus Dogs

As I’m currently separated from most of my earthly possessions for the rest of this week, some of my cultural […]

‘Brief Encounters’ With Real Life From A Scene-Setting Photographer

A woman sits on a bed in a dim, wallpapered room. There’s an old rotary phone on a nightstand, a […]

Delicious Deceit Abounds In McEwan’s ‘Sweet Tooth’

Ian McEwan’s 15th book of fiction, Sweet Tooth, is a Tootsie Roll Pop of a literary confection — hard-boiled candy […]

New In Paperback Nov. 12-18

Fiction and nonfiction releases from Ann Beattie, Ben Marcus, Jonathan Odell, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and Ellen Forney. [Copyright […]

‘Testament Of Mary’ Gives Fiery Voice To The Virgin

The Virgin Mary is one of the most familiar icons of Christianity. For centuries, artists have depicted her on everything […]

Parenting A Child Who’s Fallen ‘Far From The Tree’

When Andrew Solomon started his family with his husband John Habich, he says people were surprised that he wasn’t afraid […]

‘Skyfall’ And An Auteur’s Bond: A Fan Makes Peace With An Artsy 007

Skyfall, the 23rd canonical James Bond movie, came out in the U.S. this weekend. I am pleased to reaffirm what […]

Let’s Rush To Judgment: ‘World War Z’

It takes a significant period of time spent looking at trailers before you notice the most fundamental thing about them: […]

I Found My Inner Beat Poet On ‘Coney Island’

Alan Shapiro’s most recent book is Broadway Baby. In 1965, in a bookstore in Brookline, M.A., in the late afternoon […]

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