Look who’s laughing now, Woolf!
Women were the world’s first planters and cultivators. 20 stories above Manhattan, Susan Brownmiller is continuing in that tradition.
Writer and comedian Amy Schumer is getting a reported $9 million for her first memoir. Writer, comedian and self-proclaimed Schumer ghostwriter Neal Pollack has been drawing inspiration for the memoir from one of the masters of the form.
Think the Soviet-Jewish immigration experience has been chronicled to death? Think again: Yelena Akhtiorskaya’s new novel, ‘Panic in a Suitcase,’ feels unexpectedly fresh.
French Jewish novelist and essayist Viviane Forrester died last month at the age of 87. Not everyone mourned her death.
“Weimar Cinema, 1919–1933: Daydreams and Nightmares,” running at MoMA until March 7, 2011, is billed as the largest-ever retrospective of German cinema from between the Wars to be shown in the United States. The era’s defining cinematic style, expressionism, is well-represented in dozens of offerings, giving a healthy dose of the atmospheric, disturbing and downright spooky in classics like “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” “M,” “Nosferatu,” “Vampyr” and “Waxworks.”