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Jeanette Winterson

Broadway's Jeanine Tesori Talks About Her New Holiday Opera for Washington National Opera

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 02.12.2014 | Arts
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Broadway and opera composer Jeanine Tesori writes fresh, inventive scores that dazzle the ear and touch the heart. I was lucky to meet Tesori last week when she was in D.C. for rehearsals of her new opera, The Lion, the Unicorn, and Me.

O Magazine's 2013 Summer Reading List

Posted 07.15.2013 | OWN

If your idea of the perfect summer romance is finding a great new read to fall in love with, you've come to the right place. Here are the season's un-...

Jeanette Winterson On Andy Warhol

Posted 11.04.2013 | Books

This essay was written for the partnership between The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and Christie’s. They are publishing a three-part c...

On Mothers in Memoirs

Nicki Richesin | Posted 05.15.2012 | Books
Nicki Richesin

One hopes by writing their fierce and evocative memoirs, they can keep their mothers' ghosts at bay.

Like 'Girls'? You'll Love These Books

The Hairpin | Posted 04.27.2012 | Women

Let's just say there are a lot of articles about Girls. And, if you're like me, it's been making you think a lot about women, and friends, and the cit...

Jeanette Winterson's New Memoir: 'There Is No Closure In Life Except In Hollywood'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 05.05.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

British novelist Jeannette Winterson's new memoir "Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?" is a poignant story of redemption, sexuality, identity, love, loss and, ultimately, forgiveness.

Contemporary Literature's Most Memorable Moms

Flavorwire | Caroline Stanley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As James Joyce once wrote, "Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not." Sweet, right? While we'd agree that ...

Nativity Stories From The Donkey's Perspective

The Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Among the most famous to bring out their own version of the Christmas story is Jeanette Winterson, controversial author of the lesbian classic, "Orang...

Amazon Censors Gay Books

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Emma Ruby-Sachs

What progress we have made that a few stories on the internet can make a giant like Amazon apologize and change because their actions offend notions of equality and decency that include LGBT Americans.