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Man on the Run

For the Paul McCartney superfan, here’s a mammoth tome documenting seemingly every waking moment of his life from 1969 to 1973. 

Apr 12, 2023
Their Better Halves

Behold codependency, substance abuse, lovelessness, lack of sexual compatibility, grievous inequity, and unsettling disrespect as Carmela Ciuraru chronicles five eventful literary marriages.

Apr 5, 2023
Reintroducing Big Pharma

Pfizer’s chief corporate affairs officer writes a memoir that’s also a story of the Covid vaccine rollout and a how-to for public communications.

Mar 29, 2023
South Fork Poetry: ‘Working Papers’

Commemorating those who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire on March 25, 1911.

Mar 23, 2023
Where the Wild Things Were

In a new biography, Bill Janovitz shows that Leon Russell was way more than just a capable keyboardist and bandleader. 

Mar 23, 2023
Dance Man

Considering George Balanchine, the autocratic, contradictory Russian émigré who gave new life to American ballet.

Mar 16, 2023
End of a Paradise

In lyrical prose, a Pulitzer winner explores the wages of modernity by way of a small island off Maine.

Mar 9, 2023
South Fork Poetry: ‘Worm Moon’

When the Algonquin whispers to you.

Mar 9, 2023
An Aspirational Accoutrement

“Fit Nation” is a detailed Baedeker of the democratization of athletics, with spot-on observations regarding the sociology of fitness. 

Mar 1, 2023
Bright Lights, Sin City

Jeffrey Sussman’s “Sin City Gangsters” takes us on an impressive journey from the tawdry beginnings of Las Vegas through to its current almost Disney World iteration.

Feb 22, 2023
Israel and America: Guilt, Pride, Debate 

Eric Alterman is back with a typically contentious, hefty, diligently detailed exploration, this time focused on the long-running American debate over Israel.

Feb 15, 2023