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A Vengeful Virgin In ‘The Testament Of Mary’

In the Gospels, the Virgin Mary is the alabaster embodiment of grace and suffering, the mater dolorosa — but also […]

‘Brain On Fire’ Details An Out-Of-Mind Experience

It’s a cold March night in New York, and journalist Susannah Cahalan is watching PBS with her boyfriend, trying to […]

Hear The 2012 National Book Award Nominees

Publishers, reporters and authors gathered Tuesday at the New School in New York City to celebrate this year’s exceptional nominees […]

Giving Thanks For Can-Free Cooking

I love Thanksgiving. It is the best food holiday on the calendar. However, one thing has always bothered me. Even […]

‘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 […]

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