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‘Dawn’ Breaks, And Much Baroque Nonsense Ensues

If you were to run into the ghost of Sigmund Freud* on your way out of The Twilight Saga: Breaking […]

A Few Tablet Thoughts After A Day With The Kindle Fire

First, a little background. I was never tempted by iPads, for a variety of reasons. Just a few of them: […]

Filmmaker Woody Allen Gets The ‘Masters’ Treatment

Woody Allen: A Documentary is the result, though not the culmination, of three very long and distinguished careers. First, there’s […]

Troubled Tropical Paradise In Payne’s ‘Descendents’

Though he’s directed only five feature films, Alexander Payne has built a reputation as one of Hollywood’s most respected filmmakers. […]

National Book Award Winner Tells Tale Of Katrina

Jesmyn Ward’s novel, Salvage the Bones, won this year’s National Book Award in fiction. When you live on the Mississippi […]

How ‘High-Beta Rich’ Binges Shake Up The Economy

“The rich are not only getting richer — they are becoming more dangerous.” That’s according to Robert Frank’s new book […]

‘Salvage The Bones’ Takes Top Fiction Honors At The National Book Awards

In a celebratory National Book Awards on Wall Street last night, Stephen Greenblatt took the nonfiction award for Swerve, while, […]

Brutal And Perfect ‘Third Reich’: Bolano’s Final Gift

In literature, there are few things quite as simultaneously tragic and beautiful as a perfect novel, published posthumously. It’s a […]

Ann Patchett Opens Parnassus Books In Nashville

The world of independent bookstores has a new member: Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tenn., opened its doors on Wednesday. The […]

DVD Picks: ‘West Side Story’

Time now for a home video recommendation from movie critic Bob Mondello. This week he’s looking back a half-century, to […]

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