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Last Chance for Vermeer, Rembrandt and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Paintings at the Frick Museum

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The fifteen paintings selected for the Frick's presentation are among the most important in the Mauritshuis's holdings.

S&P To Warn Of Downgrades For All Of Eurozone: Officials

Posted 12.05.2011 | Business

NEW YORK - Standard & Poor's is expected to announce later on Monday that it may downgrade the credit ratings of all 17 euro zone countries, two EU of...

The Best Books of the Decade

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence will be interpreted by clueless reviewers as one about "obsession," just as they might view Nabokov's Lolita to be about "pedophilia."

The Best Book Of The Decade

Alexander Nazaryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alexander Nazaryan

No novel better captures the background dread of everyday life these days -- terrorism jitters, credit-default swaps, mutant flu strains -- than Joseph O'Neill's "Netherland".

Why Obama Is Reading "Netherland" (And Why You Should Too)

Ariel Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ariel Gonzalez

After having finished Netherland, I can see why President Obama added it to his reading list. Aside from being extraordinarily well-written, it's a pa...

Obama's Reading "Netherland," By Joseph O'Neill

CNN | Peter Hamby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an interview for the upcoming issue of the New York Times magazine, the president said he's grown tired of briefing books and has been spending his...