Cookbooks: Review: ‘The Red Rooster Cookbook’ Is a Homage to Modern Harlem

The chef Marcus Samuelsson’s restaurant draws on the neighborhood’s rich array of cultural influences.

September 27, 2016, 21:05
Robert Gottlieb: the editor who changed American literature

The man who ushered classics like Catch-22 into the world, Gottlieb has reason to brag. But in his new memoir Avid Reader he prefers to downplay the editor’s role, the author of, once gave an interview where he credited his editor with kicking his work into shape. After the interview ran, Heller got an irritated phone call. The caller was his editor, . Gottlieb told Heller to knock it off. “I...

September 27, 2016, 18:19
‘Oh Excellent Air Bag!’ review – two centuries of laughing gas

This wonderful collection of writings on nitrous oxide features carnivals, dentists’ chairs, Humphry Davy in ecstasy and William James talking nonsense“It made me dance about the laboratory like a madman,” said , after having inhaled from an oiled green air bag his first lungful of nitrous oxide, later known as laughing gas, and used in dentists’ chairs and maternity wards. A thrilling...

September 28, 2016, 9:00
Nonfiction: Here Are 10 Practical Solutions to the World’s Big Problems

In “The Fix,” the journalist Jonathan Tepperman travels the world to find practical solutions to issues like inequality and corruption.

September 29, 2016, 6:06
Nonfiction: Games People Play: Three Books on What’s Behind the Fun

New books on games, their appeal, purpose and often addictive qualities.

September 29, 2016, 6:14
Už čoskoro sa dozvieme meno víťaza ceny Anasoft litera Už čoskoro sa dozvieme meno víťaza ceny Anasoft litera

V pondelok 19. septembra v priamom prenose Rádia Devín vyhlásia meno 11. víťaza prestížnej slovenskej literárnej ceny Anasoft litera.

September 27, 2016, 5:37
Martin Vlado: Flexibuk No. 5 Martin Vlado: Flexibuk No. 5

Flexibuk No. 5 predstavuje básne Martina Vlada a fotografie deviatich „navštevovateľov“ doteraz „neoficiálneho“ Ateliéru fotografie Fakulty umení TU v Košiciach.

September 27, 2016, 5:37
Kniha týždňa: O kazateľskej múdrosti Jonáša Záborského Kniha týždňa: O kazateľskej múdrosti Jonáša Záborského

Keby sme sa opýtali ľubovoľnej vzorky Slovákov rôzneho veku, čo si predstavia pri vyslovení mena Jonáš Záborský, iste by niektorí uviedli povinné školské čítanie.

September 27, 2016, 9:25
Bruce Springsteen is a great songwriter – but that rarely makes for great memoirs

After 18 albums, the star is publishing his autobiography. Precedent suggests he’ll be hard pressed to make his book match the quality of his musicIn the brief foreword to his autobiography, Bruce Springsteen writes that his aim is to “shed a little light on how and, more important, why” he forged his improbable career as the last great rock superstar. In truth, we already have the evidence...

September 27, 2016, 9:00
The Arab of the Future 2 – terrifying school days in Syria

The second volume of Riad Sattouf’s acclaimed graphic memoir takes a darker turn as he endures school and his father is complicit in a terrible crimeIn case you’ve forgotten, or didn’t discover it in the first place, volume one of about his childhood in France and the Middle East, The Arab of the Future, came out in the UK last April. Having introduced us to his French mother, Clémentine,...

September 27, 2016, 8:00