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Between the Reader and the Written Word

Kim Dramer | Posted 10.22.2016 | Home
Kim Dramer

At the Grolier Club, a panel discussed the relevance of fine printing in the age of digital technology. The location, a stronghold of the publishing industry, pretty much guaranteed that the presenters would come down heavily on the side of books versus Kindles.

If She Runs Hillary Rodham Clinton Determines the 2016 Democratic Message

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

While Democrats debate the lack of a message and fight over what it should have been, they forget one major point: It is the presidential candidate who sets the party message in presidential election years.

Did The Met Mislead Its Patrons?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.11.2013 | Arts

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has once again been sued. In a new lawsuit, two unhappy art patrons accuse the venerable institution of deceiving visit...

Guard At The Met Accidentally Shoots Himself

Posted 04.20.2012 | New York

A Metropolitan Museum of Art security guard accidentally shot himself in the leg Friday afternoon, DNAinfo reports. Officials say the guard was cl...

Needed: Another Cooper Union Speech

Joseph B. Margolick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph B. Margolick

February 27 is the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's speech at Cooper Union. Why was his address that night so successful, and what does it mean for us today? The answer is, a lot.

Lincoln's Birthday: 9 Essential Books On Our 16th President (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt and Philip B. Kunhardt III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's Abraham Lincoln's birthday today, and to celebrate the life of our 16th president, we've collected some of the best, most essential books about L...