No new literary or political magazine launched in recent years has generated as much talk as N+1. Now N+1 has put out an affiliate poetry magazine entitled Prelude, with an accompanying website.
When Senator Penny Severns lost her battle with breast cancer, she left behind a lot more than her siblings, her parents, and her political career. Penny's cancer also took her from the woman she had secretly loved for years.
In a defining portrait, "Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh," theater historian John Lahr conjures Tenn in all his elusive dimensions.
When Daniel's twin brother and his wife are killed in a Jerusalem bombing and leave their children to Daniel and his partner, a riveting story of love, loss, and family unfolds.
Though David Hockney ascended into the art world in the swinging London of the 1960s, it was still a time in Great Brittan when it was criminal to be gay. Nevertheless, he came out unashamedly and his work blossomed.
Many years ago I wrote an article for a well-known magazine saying that the outstanding writers of our time were historians and biographers, and that the best were much more deserving of the Nobel Prize for Literature than the novelists who typically win.
Aside from austerely detailing staggering personal strength in the face of so much loss, "I Must Say" provides a plethora of personal advice and, intentionally or not, extremely convincing evidence of how much American comedy today owes its Canadians.
Thanks to "So Anyway...," Monty Python great John Cleese's new autobiography, one can "always look on the bright side of life."
SNL's favorite has done a memoir.
Despite an almost too-bad-to-be-true father and anorexia, an ashamed, confused teen grows up to become a proud gay man in this compelling memoir.