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Solzhenitsyn’s Ivan Denisovich at 60.
In his new book, Murakami attempts to set the limits of what he wants people to know about him—and that isn’t much.
As we await the release of Woody Allen’s 50th feature film, his biographer looks back on the career of one of America’s great cinematic artists.
2022 marks the bicentennial of the pseudonym’s transformation from literary dabbler into one of the greatest novelists of the modern age.
Jann Wenner’s attempt to set the record straight only confirms the unattractive picture painted by his critics.
Jon Hamm’s portrayal is an improvement on Chevy Chase’s goofball routine, but still bears little relation to the amoral cad in Gregory McDonald’s novels.
Ken Burns’s new six-hour documentary is a work of extraordinary synoptic power and intelligence.
To be human is to be artificial.
We should reject an unfalsifiable frame that can make anything and everything offensive or problematic, no matter how innocuous.
A look back at Bertolucci’s 2003 film, The Dreamers.
Fifty Years of ‘The Godfather‘
Why is the Atlantic slinging mud at the 72-year-old author of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ on the eve of the film’s release?
If we demand that our artists be angels, we will not have any art left to appreciate.
Sexual liberty reconsidered.
Leonard Cohen’s visit to Israel in its darkest hour.