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Culture

Tinsel Tales: 10 Great Books About Movie Icons

Eric Lax, biographer and Hollywood expert, offers up ten of his favorite books about movie icons, from Clint Eastwood to Ingmar Bergman.

Issues

Has Celebrity Become the Point of American Politics?

The problem with elected officials as a celebrity class is as simple as it is obvious: in the face of fame, we lose our critical acumen.

Quotes

Honoring 2016’s Fallen Stars: 12 Quotes on What Makes a Hero

In turning to literature for advice on what sets a hero apart from others, we find a tremendous array of insights into the matter.

Illustrations

A Nathan Gelgud Comic: Mindy Kaling's Why Not Me?

Writer-illustrator Nathan Gelgud interprets 'Why Not Me?,' the second essay collection from Mindy Kaling.

Culture

‘Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper:’ Constructing a Faux Celebrity Tell-all

Celebrity memoirs get a bad rap, but why? Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper is a faux celebrity tell-all. With it I aimed to take the guilt out of guilty pleasure.

Books

Jacqueline Briskin’s Dreams Are Not Enough: An Excerpt

Three of Jacqueline Briskin's many great novels are newly available in eBook format: Dreams Are Not Enough, Too Much Too Soon, and Everything and More. Read on for an excerpt from Dreams Are Not Enough.