Books and Literature

July 14, 2017

Modern Love: How to Stop Breaking Up

Modern Love By MATTHEW SULLIVAN Libby and I spent our first hours together shelving board books and pop-up books and organizing the spinner racks with copies […]
May 13, 2017

Table for Three: Sheryl Sandberg and Elizabeth Alexander on Love, Loss and What Comes Next

Table for Three By PHILIP GALANES WASHINGTON — “When I meet a woman wearing a ring on a chain around her neck, I know immediately: member […]
May 1, 2017

Gabourey Sidibe Doesn’t Want to Talk About Her Body

LOS ANGELES — On the night the director Lee Daniels offered Gabourey Sidibe the lead in “Precious,” the role that would earn her an Oscar nomination, […]
April 15, 2017

Maureen Chiquet’s Move From Chanel to Self-Empowerment

PURCHASE, N.Y. — On the first floor of Maureen Chiquet’s sprawling home here — past the Kiki Smith bronze nude of a man jutting from a […]
March 31, 2017

Encounters: Andrew McCarthy’s Newest Role: Young Adult Novelist

Encounters By MARIA RUSSO A man approached me in the Lexington Candy Shop, a luncheonette on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that has not changed […]
December 31, 2016

My Father, the Shapeshifter

LOS ANGELES — On a warm September evening in the Hollywood Hills, guests at a book party for the writer Susan Faludi sipped prosecco and munched […]
December 24, 2016

Wintering the Danish Way: Learning About Hygge

As soothing as a video of a basket of baby sloths, and borne on a raft of lifestyle books, hygge is headed for your living room. […]
December 3, 2016

Night Out: Anne Rice Finds Inspiration Amid Taxidermied Animals

Night Out By KATIE ROGERS On the eve of her latest book release, Anne Rice did not lurk online reading early reviews. She examined a set […]
October 14, 2016

Celebrating 35 Years of Carolina Herrera

On Thursday evening, Omar’s, a members-only dining club on West Ninth Street, was filled to its wood-paneled, mirrored brim with a cross section of New York […]
October 5, 2016

Cultural Studies: The Rise of the ‘Bromosexual’ Friendship

A recent ad for the Bravo TV show “Shahs of Sunset” finds two of its male stars lazing on lounge chairs at the beach. Amid a […]