2 Books Go Behind Bars With Palestinians

MY BROTHER, MY LAND: A Story From Palestine, by Sami Hermez with Sireen Sawalha THE TALE OF A WALL: Reflections…


‘Monkey Man’ Review: Vengeance Is His

Dev Patel stars as Kid, a human punching bag who comes up with a plan to avenge a past wrong.…


What I Saw Working at The National Enquirer During Donald Trump’s Rise

On Tuesday, April 4, 2023, I was outside Manhattan criminal court. It was a sunny spring day, and the Secret…


Gene Wilder and Frida Kahlo in Their Own Words (for Better and Worse)

These documentaries draw us in by giving the sense that we’re getting the story straight from the artists. But we’re…


Kelly Link Returns with a Dreamlike, Profoundly Beautiful Novel

In “The Book of Love,” the Pulitzer finalist and master of short stories pushes our understanding of what a fantasy…


How Telling Stories to My Daughter Got Me Through the Darkest Times

I was nursing a 4-month-old baby when Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election in 2018. It was a disaster, and…


Helping a Child Navigate Grief? Open a Picture Book.

“But where did he go?” “Can she see us?” “Why didn’t Pop bring his glasses?” Kids have questions about death,…


3,000 Readers Told Us Their Favorite Holiday Movie. Which Came Out on Top?

There’s no “Bah, humbug” here.


‘Harmony’ Review: Barry Manilow Writes the (Broadway) Songs

The pop star of the 1970s and ’80s crosses over to musical theater with a dark story about pop stars…


The Palestinian Republic of Fear and Misinformation

Many years ago, when I first started covering the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, I got to know a gifted Palestinian journalist who,…

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