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What Martin Scorsese's 'The 50 Year Argument' Tells Us About Today

Christine Deakers | Posted 12.08.2014 | Media
Christine Deakers

The 50 Year Argument, a literary documentary on The New York Review of Books directed by Martin Scorsese, available through HBO, is not necessarily the tour de force that only pats the intellectual echelon on its cashmere-and-tweed-backs, which some may expect.

50 Years Of New York Film Festival Photos

The Huffington Post | Jessie Heyman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Entertainment

On Sunday night, Martin Scorsese's new documentary, "The 50-Year Argument," premiered at the New York Film Festival. A retrospective on The New Yor...

Telluride Film Festival: Movies Large and Small

Corinna Clendenen | Posted 11.04.2014 | Arts
Corinna Clendenen

The Telluride Film Festival offers a great span of cinema, from premiering Oscar contenders to silent-era black-and-white gems to small budget independents that will never play widely but may earn an enduring cult audience.

Why the VIDA Count and Contraception Gave Me Nightmares

Randy Susan Meyers | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Randy Susan Meyers

"Don't more men than women submit? This is what I hear from editors." I've read this opinion-written-as-fact too often, usually presented with a figurative airy wave.

China: Waking The Sleeping Giant

The New York Review Of Books | Christian Caryl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Unveiling Hidden China Christian Caryl The New York Review Of Books Napoleon famously described China as a sleeping giant that would shake the world ...

David Foster Wallace Thought Readers Are Smart And Tolstoy Was His Role Model

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Smarter than You Think Wyatt Mason The New York Review of Books Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallac...

NYR: Who's In Big Brother's Database?

The New York Review of Books | James Bamford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

James Bamford The New York Review of Books From the forthcoming November 5th issue The Secret Sentry: The Untold History of the National Security A...

NYR: Fever Dreams of Your FBI

The New York Review of Books | Norman Rush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Norman Rush The New York Review of Books Blood's a Rover by James Ellroy Knopf, 640 pp., $28.95 1. James Ellroy's astonishing creation, the Underwo...

The New York Review of Books' Adventures in New Media

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arianna Huffington

It's great to see a venerable institution such as the New York Review of Books getting excited by all that the new media have to offer. That's why I want to call your attention to the NYR's new blog.