Love in Venice

April 22, 2014 by  
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What to read on the way to Venice.

Is It a Beauty? Is It Great?

February 20, 2014 by  
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It’s Oscar season. Dooney’s goes to the movies to see Paolo Sorrentino’s “Great Beauty.”

Cinefile: “Hang Me, Oh Hang Me”

February 5, 2014 by  
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It’s Oscar time. Stan Persky goes to the movies and sees Oscar Isaac in a grim folk song film by the Coen brothers.

Dirty Laundry

February 1, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky on a sex biography of Gore Vidal.

Cliffhanger

January 24, 2014 by  
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Stan Persky checks out a new book that asks, “Should we read in the digital age?”

Women Travellers in Iran

July 25, 2013 by  
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Let’s not go there! Vivien Lougheed on women travelling in Iran.

Re-re-reading Gore Vidal: A First Anniversary Requiem

July 18, 2013 by  
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It’s the month of the first anniversary of the death of writer Gore Vidal. Stan Persky remembers.

Real World Happiness

July 4, 2013 by  
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Norbert Ruebsaat’s reflections on families, happiness and Brian Fawcett.

Children of the Daze

June 24, 2013 by  
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Brian Fawcett posts a review of Eduardo Galeano’s new book. He has some misgivings about it…

Why Did Alt Lit Cross the Road?

June 20, 2013 by  
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Tao Lin’s new novel, “Taipei,” reviewed by Stan Persky from a rocking chair.

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