Dick and Jane are All Grown Up

Author Laura J. Wellington recently released her new satirical self-help book all about the elementary days of dating. Titled “What to Do When Jane Knows DICK about Dating: If He Wants You, You Will...

‘Broken April’: From Page to Stage

Strict ancient code, family honor and vengeance are combined in the live adaption production “Broken April,” based on the novel of the same name by Albanian author Ismail Kadare. The live adaptation production –– created...

Women in White Supremacy: The Second Coming of the KKK

NYU’s Institute for Public Knowledge hosted historian and NYU professor Linda Gordon on Wednesday, Oct. 25 for the launch of her new book, “The Second Coming of the KKK.” The book chronicles the revival...

‘At the Strangers’ Gate’ Book Talk with Adam Gopnik

“A 9x11 room was the size of the universe that Martha and I shared,” Adam Gopnik confessed as he stared lovingly into the eyes of his wife Martha Parker. He reminisced on his memorable...

Book Review: ‘Americanah’ by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I did something unthinkable this summer — I read the Class of 2021’s required reading, “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, for pleasure. And I would recommend for everyone else to do the same. Each...

‘Sweetbitter:’ Seeing Sex From A Female Perspective

At the Brooklyn stop of her book tour, on April 13 at Greenlight Bookstore, author Stephanie Danler explained the namesake of her new book, “Sweetbitter.” In translating Sappho’s poetry Anne Carson, a poet and Classics...

Triple Threat Professors

From French medieval history and biology to feminist studies and film, NYU professors know it all. They don’t just teach, though. In addition to lecturing, many professors also write books and conduct their own...

For Our Own Good: Art, Health and Well-Being

Leslie Jamison’s essay “The Devil’s Bait” explores the world of Morgellons disease — a medically unofficial diagnosis for a condition that can manifest itself in many symptoms including inexplicable pain, the sensation of formication...

Risk and Reward in Film Adaptations

You know that feeling when it’s announced that your favorite book is becoming a movie? More books than you can imagine have been adapted into movies, and in movies you thought were created from...

The Guitarist’s Nobel

October 13, 2016 brought a shock to the literary world. For the first time in 115 years, the Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to a man best known not for his published works...

Ariel Levy Navigates Life, Love in ‘The Rules Do Not Apply’

Journalist Ariel Levy was married, pregnant and successful when she left on a reporting trip to Mongolia in 2012. A month later, she had separated from her partner, suffered a miscarriage and was no...

‘Black Renaissance Noire’ Marks Newest Issue

Panelists Sonia Sanchez, Tyrone Mitchell, Rowan Ricardo Phillips and Hermine Pinson filled the room with heartbreak and love, echoing ghosts of the past and harmonies of the present and future through their displayed work...
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