My Prison, My Home: One Woman’s Story of Captivity in Iran by Haleh EsfandiariNovember 12, 2009
Her jail term of one hundred and five days was the culmination of an eight-month ordeal....
Messenger: The Legacy of Mattie J.T. Stepanek and Heartsongs by Jeni StepanekNovember 11, 2009
He explains it in his journals as “Whatever it is that a person needs or wants,...
Under the Dome by Stephen KingNovember 10, 2009
Still, despite the ending, this is King’s best work in years, a richly textured novel of...
Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at the Philadelphia Museum of ArtNovember 9, 2009
The people of that ancient nation had been decimated in the opening genocide of modern times,...
Movie Review: The Men Who Stare at GoatsNovember 7, 2009
Imagine a world in which the military trains soldiers not to kill enemies of the state,...
In My Father’s Shadow by Chris Welles FederNovember 5, 2009
Orson had become so famous for his villainous role as Harry Lime in The Third Man...
The Scarpetta Factor by Patricia CornwellNovember 4, 2009
She’s developed an enjoyable way of beginning novels in the middle of a story, letting her...
Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort at The National Museum of the American IndianNovember 3, 2009
The first piece you see upon entering is Shapeshifter (2000), an enormous, abstracted whale skeleton built...
Cranioklepty: Grave Robbing and the Search for Genius by Colin DickeyNovember 2, 2009
The 19th century science known as phrenology — which posited that the human skull conforms to...
Movie Review: The MaidNovember 1, 2009
It’s in this last third of the film that Catalina Saavedra’s performance as Raquel carries the...