Why Luck Matters More Than You Might Think The Atlantic
Edward Copleston was a shrewd observer of the literary scene. His essay "The Pearl is the Oyster’s Review" was published in 1807. It holds up disturbingly well...
so many immigrant sacrifices but in the end
I can’t get rid of this accent, recognized
everywhere to my annoyance.
And I’d been feeling almost assimilated!
All that effort, and for what?
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life
~ Pablo Picasso
Twain's autobiography - uncut, unexpurgated, unchronological - clocks in at half a million words. An uproarious and unmitigated delight, right? Well ...
Oppressively earnest, quick to take offense, an aggressive drunk — didn’t make things easy for her friends, who included Frankenthaler, O’Hara, and Ashbery... Biography
Meet Irv Teibel, the man who took his recording equipment to the seashore and came back New York's least likely Media Dragon Mogul
The government of Shanghai says that under new rules residents who fail to visit their elderly parents will get black marks on their credit records...
Poynter Institute: “The recipients of the 2016 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. We’ve collected the winners below, along with reactions from newsrooms across the country.”