Wishing Proust a bon anniversaire with poetry
I love Stephen A. Smith, I really do, and it's great fun watching him play the Harlem Globetrotters to Skip Bayless's Washington Generals on ESPN's First Take. (And I really love Jay Pharoah's impression on SNL). But I'm getting a little tired of The Kobe Bryant Show. It isn't like the Lakers are o ... More >>
I Like Your Glasses: Literary Speed Dating Housing Works Bookstore Tonight, 7pm, $10 Your skepticism is justified. People with the rock-solid attention spans and copious alone time required to really bunker down to some hardcore reading tend to be the very same who run for the stacks when faced with ... More >>
In which we summarize Proust competition
From 18th-century Berlin to 1940s Santa Monica, a dazzling array of artists and intellectuals
Radical or neocon? Same old or sold out? Christopher Hitchens has things both ways.
Enough with the news anchors running the debatesit's time to give Oprah a turn
Designing Women: Chanel and Schiaparelli at F.I.T., Karan and Sui in Soho
Proust Stays in the Shadows, or, What the Housekeeper Saw
Our 25 Favorite Books of 2003
What happens when the rich and powerful rule the stupid? It's called America.
Chewing Through London With Pinter and Proust
She died in her apartment just five doors down from the 9th precinct murdered. A loner and, perhaps, one of the last Bohemians
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly