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Paul McCartney as Writer

This assemblage of lyric sheets, recollections, photographs, handwritten notes, and drawings is nothing if not unconventional.

Jun 2, 2022
On Writing Behind Masks

Philip Schultz and Jill Bialosky, poet turned memoirist and his editor, will have a meeting of the minds Friday in Sag Harbor.

Jun 2, 2022
American Exile

Zachary Lazar’s new novel is a meditation on life in Trump’s America — and how to escape it.

May 26, 2022
The Promiscuous and the Protean

In Iris Smyles’s new story collection, the pithy brilliance pours forth like water from a sculptural fountain.

May 19, 2022
Isaac Babel, Witness to War

Isaac Babel’s accounts of the Polish-Soviet War of 1920 are so eerily reminiscent of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine that reading Babel now one tries not to shudder at the cyclical madness of history. 

May 12, 2022
Architecture as Storytelling

This is the autobiography of a career more than a man, and an extended essay on a philosophy of architecture.

May 12, 2022
Love and Spy Craft

Writing a biography of the couture-sporting, Slavic companion of “the most toxic leader in American history”? Sounds like trouble.

May 5, 2022
South Fork Poetry: ‘Dark Matter’

In the mind’s eye of a poet.

Apr 28, 2022
Chasing the Frick Diamond

A novelist’s skillful dive into the complexities of the legendary Frick family of art collectors.

Apr 28, 2022
Family Matters

Martha Wainwright on the anxieties and influences of growing up in a musical dynasty.

Apr 21, 2022
South Fork Poetry: ‘Good Things’

From “New York,” a poetry collection by Lucas Hunt due out from Thane & Prose on May 2.

Apr 21, 2022
Heavenly Creatures

Truman Capote pulled back the curtain on lives that were only outwardly glamorous, and in some ways ended an era.

Apr 14, 2022