Julie Orringer’s “The Flight Portfolio” is about Varian Fry’s attempt to rescue Europe’s artists and thinkers during the Nazi occupation of France.
It’s actually funny to watch a bunch of 21st-century comedians treat a genocidal dictator as less scary than a teenage girl with a pen.
At some point in your life, you will likely hear the maxim that the personal is political.
What if, after all that hubbub about prodigy and genius, Frank grew up to be — in the most stereotypical way possible — just, like, really hot?
Ease into the summer with some of these recommendations — some light, and some not — and remember that the goal is quality, not quantity.
Reader, I have made some unfortunate decisions in my life. But not once have I cast Mel Gibson in a movie called “Rothchild.”
“We want marginalized people to say ‘You’re one of the good ones.’”
“The purpose of myths is that we refashion them for our moment.”
in a time when the United States is internally torn over its attitude towards immigrants, Charlie Chaplin’s “The Immigrant” is worth revisiting.
“I don’t believe that power always corrupts. I think power can also cleanse.”