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The Vixen, by Francine Prose (Harper). Harvard graduate Simon Putnam, the narrator of this novel, which takes place during McCarthy’s time, finds a position at a prestigious publishing house, where he is soon tasked with revising a salacious pot of mysterious author. The book is full of anti-Communist propaganda, aimed at capitalizing on Rosenberg’s recent …

Marc Hage, Capital city (A public space, 2020) The pandemic may have closed many storefronts in New York City, but local businesses were closing, and not always being replaced, in neighborhoods across the socio-economic spectrum, long before COVID-19 changed the landscape. urban. Mark Hage’s moody photo documentary book, Capital city (2020), published by A Public …

Single mothers represent 85% of the 2 million single-parent families in France. Victims of a double glass ceiling, they remained invisible for a long time. Now they are determined to make their voices heard and defend their rights. * * * “We have the impression that you are losing your motivation. These words fell like …

Palomar, the main Italian production company which is part of the Mediawan group, has opted for the rights to adapt “Fresh water for flowers”, the best-selling novel by French author Valérie Perrin. Palomar will be directing an international television series based on the book. Founded by Carlo Degli Esposti in the 1980s, Rome-based Palomar is …

The novel deals in part with the exploitation of the Rosenbergs, executed in 1953 for espionage, accused of spying for Russia while it was trying to build an atomic bomb. (Prose said she often returns to how “historical tragedy has been turned into kitsch.”) The book itself, however, respects them. “It’s the most difficult tone …

Tribune press service Amritsar, June 26 The Majha House hosted an event where renowned writers were invited to read excerpts from their memoirs. The event moderated by Preeti Gill, founder of Majha House, invited prominent names like renowned scholar and music exponent Madan Gopal Singh, renowned writer and psychiatrist Anirudh Kala, author Pratyaksha, Madiha Arsalan, …

A lost Rembrandt painting has been found in Italy, in a remarkable find that experts call a major one. The Italian news agency ANSA first reported the news of the discovery. The play, titled The Adoration of the Magi (around 1632-1633), was discovered in 2016 when a Roman family sent the painting for restoration after …

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) – Bill Ackman’s online sidekicks aren’t fazed by the lower premium attached to billionaire Pershing Square’s vehicle Tontine Holdings. The self-proclaimed Tontards trade memes on Reddit glorifying the investor they call “daddy,” while a sock puppet offers a jubilant sum-of-parts assessment. Still, PSTH’s actions suggest Ackman’s unconventional special-purpose acquisition company has lost …

It seems unlikely that a humble farm boy from Berwick, Ill. Would become one of the world’s greatest economists, help the Allies defeat Hitler, and receive the Medal of Freedom, but these are just what a handful of Calvin Bryce Hoover’s accomplishments. Born to a railroad section foreman in 1897, young Bryce (as he was …

To “imagine a new art, you have to shatter the old art”, wrote the French writer Marcel Schwob more than 100 years ago. Today that call to action was boldly issued in the form of a Change.org petition demanding that Jeff Bezos buy and eat the Mona Lisa. The petition, which at the time of …