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  • Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'

    Poet Claudia Rankine ruminates on the body politic in 'Citizen'
    Claudia Rankine's laugh comes out of the body as an explosion of complex contradictions: mirth, disappointment, irony, dismay. Sitting in her living room in Claremont, where she is a professor at Pomona College, the 51-year-old poet relies on laughter as punctuation, a way to express the physical force, the longing, of a dislocation that can never fully be put into words.
  • How Martin Scorsese's New York Review of Books Obsession Inspired HBO Doc

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Martin Scorsese is best known for his bloody chronicles of mobsters and made men, so the film legend wouldn't seem like a natural fit to peel back the curtain on the New York Review of Books, the periodical of choice for the...

    Scorsese pays homage to New York Review of Books in '50 Year Argument'

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Film director Martin Scorsese knew making a documentary about a revered literary review would be a challenge, so he approached "The 50 Year Argument" like a piece of music, using interviews and archival footage to convey the emotion....

    Covering Paul Konerko: Reporters' remembrances

    Covering Paul Konerko: Reporters' remembrances
    Colleen Kane The Paul Konerko era already was nearing its end when I started covering the White Sox in August 2013, and so while the captain's home runs and RBIs have still colored parts of my experiences with the team, they are not what has left the...

    Author J. California Cooper has died

    Author J. California Cooper has died
    Author J. California Cooper died Saturday in Seattle, her publisher Doubleday/Anchor has confirmed. The award-winning writer was 82 and had been ill. Cooper was known for work such as the novel "Family" and the short story collections "A Piece of Mine,"...