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'I Am A Woman!'

Cathy Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Cathy Porter

It may be that we would have had none of his great novels without her, but it's her candid account of their 48-year marriage that makes her diaries so compelling.

Feared Russian Hitman Saved by Genovese Guardian Angel

Jerry Capeci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Capeci

When it comes to bullets and bombs, Monya Elson, one of the toughest, most feared Russian gangsters to ever make his mark on U.S. soil, has always seemed to live under a lucky star.

Dostoevsky Darkens The Moscow Subway

NPR | David Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Dostoevskaya station -- which opened this summer in memory of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky -- met a fair share of opposition when psychologist...

The Ironic Curtain, a Czech Film Series, Comes To New York

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Balfour

The Ironic Curtain opens with the North American premiere of Pavel Koutecký and Miroslav Janek's intimate documentary, Citizen Havel, about the private and public life of this playwright turned president.