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Mark Helprin

Winter's Tale: The Lovers, the Dreamers and Mythical New York

Jaime Lubin | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin

The Oscar-winning screenwriter (A Beautiful Mind) has added another element that transforms his feature directorial debut into a story for the ages: A steadfast belief in true love.

Against Michiko Kakutani: A Defense of Mark Helprin

Pietros Maneos | Posted 12.08.2012 | Books
Pietros Maneos

To me, Michiko Kakutani's latest review is emblematic of the ongoing cultural war between those adhering to the tenets of modernity: irony, cynicism, minimalism; and those who obstinately refuse to bow before these pestiferous ideals, those who honor beauty, truth and emotion. Kakutani obviously falls into the former.

iPad, I Am

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Thane Rosenbaum

For many people who live in Manhattan and make a living by putting words on paper, the iPad might one day be remembered as its own Manhattan Project

Should Internet Content Be Free? The Best Model to Save Newspapers, Books, and Music in the Digital Age

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Anis Shivani

How can we retain, even enhance, creativity in the digital age, taking advantage of near-zero costs of redistribution? Two recent books consider the question.

Copyright Needs Limits, As It Restricts Innovation

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

Defenders of expanded copyright restrictions imply that content owners have been on a losing streak and have few tools at their disposal. Wrong.

The Solipsist and the Internet (a Review of Helprin's Digital Barbarism)

Lawrence Lessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lawrence Lessig

Helprin's thesis is simple and familiar to any intelligent sort who first comes to think about the way the law regulates creative work: that there's something fundamentally unjust about the law of copyright.

Judge Judy for the Supreme Court? - An Audio Book Review

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

TITLE: "Supreme Courtship" AUTHOR: Christopher Buckley ("Boomsday," "Florence of Arabia," "Thank You For Not Smoking") ...