26 March 2010

‘Picturing America’ at the Library

The work of American artists Childe Hassam, Richard Diebenkorn, John Singleton Copley, Dorothea Lange, John J. Audubon (born near Nantes), and Jacob Lawrence are on display […]
26 March 2010

The Paris book fair

The annual Salon du Livre at the Porte de Versailles, this one celebrating the last 30 years (the first salon was held in 1980), opens today […]
25 March 2010

Dial elsewhere for murder

“Will the American thriller go the way of the American automobile?” asks Alexander Narazyan in The Daily Beast.   “Is it possible that the entire Anglo-American world […]
24 March 2010

Check them out

What do these great writers have in common? Marcel Proust, Philip Larkin, Anne Tyler, Jorge Luis Borges, Madeleine l’Engle, Lewis Carroll, Archibald MacLeish, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas […]