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The Age of Innocence

Edith Wharton: Then and Now

Jocelyn Kelley | Posted 09.18.2012 | Books
Jocelyn Kelley

What is it about Edith Wharton and her work that is so timeless? Why are we still reading, relating and retelling her vivid stories?

Edith Wharton Is Hot

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.19.2012 | Books
Lev Raphael

Nobody's expecting Wharton to ever be as popular as Jane Austen. After all, Wharton had a much more jaundiced view of life than Austen did, and she's unlikely to be hijacked as a writer of romances, the way Austen has been.

Dinner & A Movie: A Menu For Scorsese's Age of Innocence

Food52 | Posted 07.12.2011 | Food
Food52

Our videographer at food52, Elena Parker (a serious food and film buff), is really good at throwing movie-themed dinner parties. Below is her classy 1...

New York, I Love You: 10 Favorite Books About The Big Apple

Rob Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rob Silverman

I first moved to New York City in 1996, and I have no need or desire to live anywhere else in the world. After living in New York City for over half o...

No Time?

The Guardian | John Crace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lolita. Light of my life. Lo. Li. Ta Very Much. If you wonder where my peculiar interests came from, I should have to say it started when I was 13 wit...

Shutter Island Paradise

Sam Wasson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sam Wasson

Shutter Island pushes our conception of Scorsese to the brink. It tests him, proving that he has what it takes to navigate through the film's several time frames and planes of consciousness.

Love, Politics and The Media

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barbara Probst Solomon

Though we have elevated women to prime political positions, the media has cast female politicians in an odd, almost asexual maternal role. They're not allowed to wander off the territory.