“I have heard that the Mormons kept meticulous records, yet I am an African American, so I don’t know if they would have records on my kin,” a reader asks historian Henry Louis Gates.
Yesterday I was interviewed by the “Women’s Radio Network” . . . which turned out to be a total scam.
2 adult novels, 2 memoirs, 2 YA picks: here’s everything you need to bring to the beach this summer. (Towel and picnic not included.)
A new documentary follows the last year of Merton’s life, including conflicts with his abbot, his meetings with the Dalai Lama, and his untimely death at age 53.
Movies aren’t just entertainment; they’re memories of life and love. When I see a movie a second time I am always thinking about where I was and who I was with the first time. And Mom and I aren’t making those memories anymore.
When I was a kid, everyone was “free range” — our parents said good-bye to us in the morning and hello again at dinner. Today they would be arrested for it.
Last night’s Golden Globes win for the TV series “Transparent” is helping to raise awareness of transgender identity, but it’s an uphill battle for social acceptance.
The eligible widower, the plucky heroine, the superiority of life in a small town: Marilynne Robinson’s novel “Lila” has all the usual tropes, but she manages to make all things new.
Of course we have to pile into the car on a national holiday in order to shop because if we don’t buy that flat screen today, right now, the terrorists will win.