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The Monuments Man and One Recovered Painting in San Francisco

Pamela Feinsilber | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Pamela Feinsilber

Just as George Clooney's new film The Monuments Men is opening, San Francisco's Legion of Honor museum has begun exhibiting one of the paintings recovered by that group of museum professionals.

Elif Batuman Discusses Being A Bestseller And Asking Jonathan Franzen For Weed

The Guardian | Elif Batuman | Posted 06.21.2011 | Books

So it's difficult to articulate what possessed me, at a later, boozier point in the dinner, to ask Franzen whether he had any weed. "Wheat?" Franze...

National Book Critics Circle Awards Hilary Mantel's 'Wolf Hall'

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Hilary Mantel's "Wolf Hall," winner last year of the Man Booker Prize in London, was honored Thursday night on this side of the Atlan...