With Ashkenazi Jews facing a 1 in 40 chance of having a BRCA mutation, should all Jewish women be tested?
Good storytelling, like good comedy, often draws from real life. HBO’s ‘Show Me a Hero,’ based on Lisa Belkin’s 1999 book, combines that true-to-life drama with impeccable timing.
New Yorkers speak scores of languages but its lingua franca is the language of change. ‘Activist New York,’ a new exhibit, tells the tale of change-makers as a love story.
Maybe you’ve already seen Elinor Carucci’s breasts, maybe not. They’re beautiful and have even appeared in The New York Times Magazine. Just don’t look for them in the award-winning photographer’s second monograph, “Diary of a Dancer” (Steidl, 2005). There, it’s her belly that’s bare.Carucci’s first collection, “Closer”
‘Sphinx, how marvelous of you to know exactly the right hat to wear at 7 o’clock in the morning to meet a friend who has been away!” Oscar Wilde professed to ally Ada Leverson — using his familiar endearment — following his 1897 release from Reading Gaol. Two years’ hard labor served for the crime of sodomy had extinguished neither