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Here Comes the Judge

Francis Levy | Posted 12.24.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Artists are attempting to find something through the maintenance of a practice but what is a politician or leader trying to find? The answer is usually a series of intelligent decisions that lead his country out of a quagmire.

Terminal City: A Talk with Linda Fairstein

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Linda Fairstein needs no introduction. For more than two decades, this former prosecutor was Chief of the Sex Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's office.

Index Cards, Typewriters, Trollope, and Mac: Honoring Old School

Cynthia Huggins | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Cynthia Huggins

My dissertation director was old school. A Princeton graduate, he refused to answer to "Dr. Bulgin," insisting on "Mr. Bulgin" instead. Similarly, he ...

The Surprising Non-Literary Jobs of Some Authors

Dave Astor | Posted 09.11.2012 | Books
Dave Astor

It's no shock when novelists work as journalists or professors before, during, or after their book-producing years. But some famous writers have held rather unusual non-literary jobs.

I Used to Write Books...

Rabbi David Wolpe | Posted 09.30.2011 | Books
Rabbi David Wolpe

I write columns, Facebook posts (each blessed day), emails, sermons, but I am pushing the bolder of the book up the Sisyphean mountain with no discernible results.

The Droll Insight Of Trollope

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard C. Morais

To be so amused and enlightened by the political machinations of the Barchester clergy is priceless. But to do so for the price of a Taco Bell burrito makes this Kindle offer one of the best bargains around.

Video Books, or Vooks: Do We Need to Watch Books as Well as Read Them?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

It would be a sin -- practically a capital crime -- to write off masterpieces because no one has the patience for the sentences Marcel Proust had the patience to craft so scrupulously.

Coping With Book Guilt in London

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Finkle

I love books, but they foment torrents of guilt in me. I feel guilty about: the amount of money spent on them; the space they take up; the ones that rest unread while more come in as competition.