Book Excerpt: ‘Untrue’ Challenges Dated Thinking on Female Sexuality

Among 19- to 29-year-olds, women commit infidelity more often than men do; several studies show no significant difference in male and female rates of fidelity into our forties. Many experts now believe that monogamy is a tighter fit for women, and that they actually require variety and novelty of sexual experience more than men do. […]

Book reviews: The Only Girl, The Accidental Further Adventures Of The Hundred-Year-old Man

MEMORABLE: Author Robin Green worked with the legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz, right (Image: HASSELBLAD X1D/MARC POKEMPNER) For example, Sylvia Patterson’s I’m Not With The Band featured not only her fantastic pop reminiscences but also her relationship with her alcoholic mother. In The Only Girl, Robin Green not only recalls her entertaining memories of working on […]

Book Excerpt: The Secrets and Lies of the Coen Brothers’ ‘The Man Who Wasn’t There’

One of the pleasures of the big, handsome, mid-to-late career monographs that Abrams Books has made a specialty (they also released Matt Zoller Seitz’s books on Wes Anderson and Oliver Stone, and Tom Shone’s volumes on Martin Scorsese and, this fall, Quentin Tarantino) is that they allow us to appreciate the “minor” entries of those […]

Book Excerpt: A Young Woman’s Escape to New York in ‘A Room Away From the Wolves’

We love a good New York novel, which is part of why we were so keen to recommend A Room Away From the Wolves. Nova Ren Suma’s marvelous book, out this week from Algonquin, is the thrilling and moving story of a young woman’s escape to Gotham and the world she finds there. In this […]

The 6 Best Shoulder Season Trips to Book With Cash, Points and Miles

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Book Excerpt: The Moody Ennui of Arthur Penn’s “Night Moves”

Genre reinvention was a cornerstone of the “New Hollywood” movement, in which free-spirited filmmakers revisited and reinvented the film genres they grew up watching. In this remarkable period, running from the late 1960s to the mid 1970s, these gifted directors changed the way we saw the Western (The Wild Bunch, McCabe and Mrs. Miller), the […]

In his last book, McCain revealed how he found out he had brain cancer

REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein In his new memoir, Arizona senator and former Republican presidential nominee John McCain revealed the heartbreaking details of how he found out he had brain cancer. His fight with brain cancer has kept him home in Arizona and away from Congress for much of the last year. McCain died on Saturday, one […]

Book Excerpt: Teen Rock Drummer Laura Davis-Chanin on Meeting David Bowie

In her new memoir The Girl in the Back: A Female Drummer’s Life with Bowie, Blondie, and the ’70s Rock Scene (out now from Backbeat Books), Laura Davis-Chanin tells the fascinating story of her journey through the late-‘70s NYC punk scene, where the drummer (then a mere 17 years old) immersed herself in the now-fabled world […]