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Woody Allen's Sleight-of-Hand: Magic in the Moonlight

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Woody Allen is up to his old tricks. Real ones, like pulling a rabbit out of a hat. In previous films he's played the magician role himself, but in Magic in the Moonlight he allows the dreamy Colin Firth to handle the willing suspension of disbelief.

10 Things I Learned as a Writer From Fitzgerald's Gatsby

Andromeda Romano-Lax | Posted 07.10.2013 | Books
Andromeda Romano-Lax

A warning first: There will be no high-school essayist's hunt for symbols (the green light of Daisy's dock, Dr. Eckleburg's big eyes that see all).

Guardian First Book Award

BBC News | Paul Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The shortlist of titles for the Guardian First Book award has been announced. But even before deliberations reached this stage, the prize has become t...

Maxwell Perkins Never Used MySpace, but I Ain't Ever Used a Telegraph Machine

Benjamin LeRoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Benjamin LeRoy

Though you may have seen some worrisome headlines over the last few years, I want to let you know that publishing isn't dead. Or dying.