What to read on the way to Venice.
It’s Oscar season. Dooney’s goes to the movies to see Paolo Sorrentino’s “Great Beauty.”
It’s Oscar time. Stan Persky goes to the movies and sees Oscar Isaac in a grim folk song film by the Coen brothers.
Stan Persky on a sex biography of Gore Vidal.
Stan Persky checks out a new book that asks, “Should we read in the digital age?”
Let’s not go there! Vivien Lougheed on women travelling in Iran.
It’s the month of the first anniversary of the death of writer Gore Vidal. Stan Persky remembers.
Norbert Ruebsaat’s reflections on families, happiness and Brian Fawcett.
Brian Fawcett posts a review of Eduardo Galeano’s new book. He has some misgivings about it…
Tao Lin’s new novel, “Taipei,” reviewed by Stan Persky from a rocking chair.