"My lawyer has told me to expect two years," Cecily McMillan said yesterday from the visitation room at the Rose M. Singer Center on Rikers Island, where women in New York awaiting trial or sentencing are held. The 25-year-old wore an extra-large grey jumpsuit that dwarfed her frame, prison-issued s ... More >>
Today from NYFF, Nick Pinkerton goes long with Oliver Assayas's Something in the Air Written and directed by Oliver Assayas Screens Friday, October 12th at 6:30 p.m. Writing about Jean Eustache's second feature, 1974's Mes petites amoureuses, Luc Moullet recollected a conversation with the direc ... More >>
Editors Sam Weller and Mort Castle read from Shadow Show, a new short story anthology inspired by the author's life.
From cheesecake to wastelands to goth colonials
Happy Labor Day! You're probably thinking about picnics or sales, rather than about Joe Hill, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, strikes, solidarity, and such like. That's okay. Enjoy your day off -- which, like any other days off you may have, was won for you long ago by union people getting ... More >>
Beowulf, meet the Replacements! Great books from 2007 you may have missed.
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