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2:24pm

Thu June 25, 2015
Music Reviews

Leon Bridges Offers Retro R&B With A Twist In 'Coming Home'

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1:46pm

Wed June 24, 2015
Author Interviews

'Project Fatherhood' Teaches Parenting Skills To Inner-City Dads

Originally published on Wed June 24, 2015 2:18 pm

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1:46pm

Wed June 24, 2015
Book Reviews

'Patience And Fortitude' And The Fight To Save NYC's Storied Public Library

Originally published on Mon June 29, 2015 11:55 am

Cover detail of Scott Sherman's Patience and Fortitude.
Melville House Books

Since it opened in 1911, the building has become a New York City landmark, praised not only for its beauty but also for its functional brilliance. In the words of one contemporary architect, the main branch of The New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street is "a perfect machine for reading." The grand Reading Room sits atop seven levels of iron and steel books stacks whose contents could, at one time, be delivered to anybody who requested a book within a matter of minutes via a small elevator. Those stacks also support the floor of the Reading Room above.

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1:24pm

Tue June 23, 2015
Book Reviews

Algerian Writer Kamel Daoud Stands Camus' 'The Stranger' On Its Head

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 6:19 pm

Other Press

Back in college English, I was taught that it was foolish to think that fictional characters have any reality beyond the page. You shouldn't speculate about how many children Lady Macbeth had or what job Holden Caulfield wound up doing as a grown-up.

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1:24pm

Tue June 23, 2015
Movie Interviews

'Me And Earl' Director Traces Path From Scorsese's Assistant To Sundance

Originally published on Tue June 23, 2015 4:55 pm

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