Fosse/Verdon has skirted around the problems of its conflicted male lead character and why he does such reprehensible things, especially to the women in his life. Similar to Gwen’s early days , it’s a dark, dark tale—at times, hard to watch. Fosse/Verdon attempts to make Bob’s story more palatable by framing it in the… Read more...
THE PHYSICAL PRESENCE of a map can stand, at times, in direct contrast to the reality of borders. Lines are fixed on paper, maybe even framed and hung — boundaries appear secure and permanent. Reality ... Read more
THE FIRST SERIOUS job I ever had was working for a London-based dealer in literary first editions and authors’ manuscripts, operating from a rather swanky showroom and shop in Covent Garden. One of th ... Read more
MAX PORTER’S SECOND novel, Lanny, comes out four years after his widely acclaimed Grief Is the Thing with Feathers. Porter once again puts a family drama center stage, but now he uses it as a lens to ... Read more
Five Chicago hospitals earned D grades for patient safety, though Illinois ranks 14th in the nation when it comes to hospitals protecting patients, according to a new report. No Illinois hospital earn ... Read more
Former Somali military commander and accused war criminal Yusuf Abdi Ali has been facing a civil lawsuit in Virginia over allegations of “gross human rights abuses” in the separatist region of Somalil ... Read more