Fashion Week: there’s nothing quite like it in the City of Light. The Spring-Summer 2019 shows are underway in Paris this week. Hollywood starlets, style journalists, models, paparazzi, designers, and more, all descend on the city and rush from show to show, and party to party. The city is awash in frenetic fashion-y energy. It’s as much of a rush as it is … [Read more...] about Fashion Week Kicks off with a Bang: Dior, Gucci, and Saint Laurent lead the way
To be human is to unfold in time but remain discontinuous. We are living non sequiturs seeking artificial cohesion through the revisions our memory, that capricious seamstress, performs in threading the stories we tell ourselves about who we are. It is, after all, nothing but a supreme feat of storytelling to draw a continuous thread between one’s childhood self and … [Read more...] about The Continuous Thread of Revelation: Eudora Welty on Writing, Time, and Embracing the Nonlinearity of How We Become Who We Are
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today's Paper Advertisement Upshot Supported by Despite some good ideas, addiction researchers say, the legislative effort falls short of the coordinated response the epidemic demands. ByMargot Sanger-Katz and Thomas Kaplan June 20, 2018 … [Read more...] about Congress Is Writing Lots of Opioid Bills. But Which Ones Will Actually Help?
I fell in love with the poet Marianne Moore (November 15, 1887–February 5, 1972) in three pivotal palpitations. The first was the discovery that she once saved an ancient tree with a poem, which was my entry point into all of her coruscating poetry. The second was Mary McCarthy’s disarming account, in one of her letters to Hannah Arendt, of meeting Moore at an … [Read more...] about How I Fell in Love with Marianne Moore: Or, Elizabeth Bishop on What Her Eccentric Mentor Taught Her About Writing
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Well Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Supported by Living With Cancer Far from seeming narcissistic, undertaking a self-obituary can be a form of summation and of caregiving for those who may be in need of direction after we are gone. BySusan Gubar July 19, 2018 … [Read more...] about Write Your Own Obit