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Sophie Calle; For The Last And First Time

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

I went to Istanbul. I spoke to blind people, most of whom had lost their sight suddenly. I asked them to describe the last thing they saw. ~~ Sophie ...

Blue Nights and the Solace of Art

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 01.17.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Blue Nights is the story of Joan Didion's craving for communion between the "I" of her individual event of loss and grief, and the "we" of its universal experience.

John Banville Loves Writing Under Pseudonym Benjamin Black

Reuters | Mark Egan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Award-winning Irish author John Banville has always been highly critical of his own writing, but with the publication of his latest crime novel, he sa...

What John Banville's The Infinities Teaches Us About Living and Dying

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Caroline Hagood

Ultimately, the presence of the gods in The Infinities draws our attention, not to the heavens, but to the characters' spaces within, and the inner infinite in us all.

Corinne Bailey Rae's New Album Reflects Dealing With Husband's Overdose

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — In the months after her husband died, Corinne Bailey Rae was fixated on the grieving process – specifically, whether there is a...