By Thomas Ricks 5 min read
Though Churchill and Orwell were never acquainted in their lifetimes, they finally get to know one another over a drink in the afterlife in this short play by Thomas Ricks.
By Jennie Yabroff 4 min read
FDR's Four Freedoms proposed all people should enjoy freedom of speech, religion, want, and freedom from fear. Today, we still struggle to meet its demands.
By Alexandra Curry 8 min read
Alexandra Curry, author of The Courtesan, writes about the unique story of 'marriage resisters' in China, women who assert their independence against Confucian norms.
Noah Baumbach Abandons Adaptation of Claire Messud's The Emperor's Children to Crazy Heart Director Scott Cooper
By Christine Spines 3 min read
Has Noah Baumbach ceded his position as the auteur of entitled urbanites?