The broad strokes of Tom Wolfe’s Back to Blood and the subtle specificity of Joan Didion’s Miami.
The rush to mine Canada’s bitumen deposits has created modern-day boomtowns. This summer one of them lost its oldest bar.
In this never-published interview legendary actor Omar Sharif speaks about fathering a half-Jewish son in a one-night-stand and working on a bawdy, nearly forgotten film with Peter O’Toole.
American Playwright John Guare on Tennessee Williams, writing strong dialog, and discovering a New Orleans lost in history.
How we cured the “culture of poverty” but not culture itself.