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Book Review: ‘Bound To Last’ by Sean Manning and Ray Bradbury


Reading in the bath is one of life’s simple but enduring pleasures, but something e-Reader users would likely never risk. Read More »

DVD Review: ‘On the Road with Charles Kuralt, Set Three’


If you are stressed out, pessimistic about society, depressed, or just generally uninspired by life, this is your new therapy assignment: watch one episode of On the Road a day. Read More »

Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Other Stories by Leo Tolstoy

Reminds us that Tolstoy was a poetic critic of modern society. Read More »

DVD Review: Great Expectations and Kochuu

Great Expectations explores the jarring world of 20th century visionary architecture, while Kochuu takes us to the calm of Japanese and Scandinavian design. Read More »

Book Review: Italian, My Way: More Than 150 Simple and Inspired Recipes by Jonathan Waxman

Jonathan Waxman's cookbook, Italian, My Way, will change the way you look at life. (And help you cook really good food.) Read More »

Book Review: Cherries in Winter: My Family’s Recipe for Hope in Hard Times by Suzan Colón

A former high-flier shares how she dealt with the recession by cooking her grandmother's recipes and remembering her life. Read More »

DVD Review: Dancing Across Borders

The journey of ballet dancer Sy Sar -- from Cambodia to the stages of America -- shows us the meaning of art. Read More »

Book Review: Eating: A Memoir by Jason Epstein

Jason Epstein's memoir is as much about food as it is about life. Read More »

Book Review: Trespass: A History of Uncommissioned Urban Art by Carlo McCormick, et al

Taschen's book on graffiti proves that the most poignant and brilliant criticisms of our consumerist society are taking place in the streets. Read More »

Book Review: Create Dangerously: The Immigrant Artist at Work by Edwidge Danticat

A collection of tragic yet inspirational essays about the difficulties of a troubled Haiti and the will to create despite the high costs. Read More »