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The Hours

Practicing the Sacred Hours

Jon Wortmann | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

Do make time. Otherwise, instead of honoring the hours of your life when you get to savor what matters most, you'll lose hours and days worried and stressed.

Crimes of Passion

Allison Hill | Posted 08.01.2013 | Books
Allison Hill

My teen years are a blur of loitering and prowling, in libraries, bookstores, and books themselves. And there may have been some trespassing along the way. (The statute of limitations hasn't expired though, so I'll leave it at that.)

My Movie Bucket List: All About Meryl

Rachel DeChiara | Posted 11.04.2012 | Teen
Rachel DeChiara

Meryl Streep becomes her characters. She is an iguana and transforms into anything and everything, yet her performances still always have her notable style and stamp.

For Her Birthday, The Ten Best Meryl Streep Movies

John Farr | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Today, our most celebrated actress, Meryl Streep, turns 63. Can it be possible? My own top-ten list below reflects what I believe are her best films. On her birthday, let's say: "Bravo, Meryl Streep."

The Most Famous Retold Stories In Literature

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.26.2011 | Books

Besides being an accomplished pediatrician, Chris Adrian was named one of the New Yorker‘s “20 Under 40″ fiction writers last summer, and is als...

Audio Walking Tours With Contemporary Literature As Your Guide

fsgworkinprogress.com | Posted 06.15.2011 | Books

There’s a passage in Don DeLillo’s Americana where he describes walking down a busy sidewalk among a throng of New Yorkers. He captured this feeli...

Authors On Screen

flavorwire.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, Tina Fey was awarded the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, and over the weekend PBS aired the made-for-TV ceremony. Whi...

NY Magazine: The 20 Most Anticipated Books For The Fall

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Our most anticipated fiction and nonfiction of fall. ...

How to Dress an Author

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

I feel as if it's my personal mission to make over every dowdy author I see. I haven't quite learned how to do this tactfully, despite the strong temptation.

Literary MVPs: Have The Best Books Won The Most Prizes?

The Millions | C. Max Magee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2009/2010 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to...

An Open Letter From One of Your 51 Percent

Ashley Van Buren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ashley Van Buren

I am one of your 51 percent. And, I am also your colleague. I want to see a reflection of myself on a screen just as much as I want to see my name in the credits.

She's Gotta Cook It: Julie & Julia Gets Rich

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

if you like food, friendship, romance, sex, comedy, Paris or New York, you'll probably love Julie & Julia.

Best Movies By Farr: When Oscar Screws Up

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

2005 -- for Best Picture, give me Capote over Crash any ol' time. Another uninspiring year, I thought.

The Reader is a Surprising Film: Nazis Can Be Sympathetic, Though Not Forgiven

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

On the whole David Hare has written a fascinating and engrossing script, and Director Stephen Daldry has given us a taut and emotional filmmaking achievement.