Book Review by Marge Speidel

I won’t spoil the very end for possible readers, but they can expect a charmingly told tale of a special time in Parisian life.

Home and Paris in 'The House I Loved'

At the Movies with Robert Butler

Masterful and maddening, spectacularly original and hugely frustrating, Ari Folman’s “The Congress” is unlike any other film I can name.

'The Congress': Brilliant and Maddening

“I don't want to read what is going to slide down easily; there has to be some crunch, a certain amount of resilience.”

Quotables by John Ashbery

Poet