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‘A Contest Of Wits’: A Former Forger Recalls His Art

Next time you’re admiring a 19th century American master painting at a museum or auction house, take a closer look. […]

It’s Who You Know: Predicting How ‘The Newsroom’ Will Get Its Next Scoop

If there’s one thing that HBO’s The Newsroom is especially good at, it’s portraying journalists who aren’t especially good at […]

‘The Ethicist’ Explains How To ‘Be Good’

After 12 years writing a column on ethics, Randy Cohen is convinced ethics is not a moving target, unique to […]

Faith, Family, And Forgiveness In ‘We Sinners’

Hanna Pylvainen’s debut novel, We Sinners, is about a large — very large — family that belongs to a small […]

What Hat Holds The Answer?

On-air challenge: Every answer is a two-word phrase in which one of the words starts with “w,” and the other […]

Alan Ball On Leaving ‘True Blood’ Behind

Nothing panics the fans of a show quite like the departure of the creator. That’s just what’s happening at True […]

Struggling With Parenthood In Utopic ‘Motherland’

Park Slope has become the “it” neighborhood to raise a family in Brooklyn. The new novel Motherland gives a tour […]

Squash Savories To Soothe Summer’s End

The season is almost over, but there’s still just enough time for another Taste of Summer — in this case, […]

Meet Peter Lassally, Late Night ‘Host Whisperer’

Peter Lassally is known as “the host whisperer.” If you’ve ever watched a late night show with an opening monologue, […]

For Writers, The School Of Hard Cops

Police procedurals are the spaghetti and meatballs of television programming. With so many permutations of Laws and Order’s, CSI’s, and […]

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