Joy Horowitz speaks with Laurie Winer about her book “Oscar Hammerstein II and the Invention of the Musical.”
This fictional evocation of the 1950s Red Scare is warm, angry, and laugh-aloud funny.
Laurel Leff discusses her new book about how American universities responded to the Holocaust.
A poignant, revealing memoir by the daughter of Leonard Bernstein.
The tale of a love affair between a reporter and a tree.
The emerging genre of Slut Lit reminds us how women’s bodies have always been a sort of Rorschach test for society’s deeper anxieties about women’s...
David Gessner gives us some hope, even as he provides a renewed understanding of the true vulnerability of the American West.
Initially investors, particularly Jewish investors, feared that Fiddler on the Roof show be considered “too ethnic,” meaning “too Jewish.”
Joy Horowitz on "Birds of Paradise Lost"
A PRINT VERSION of this interview can be found here. Author JILL LEPORE talks about her latest book on Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane...
Jill Lepore: “I wanted to tell Jane Franklin’s story as a way to ask readers to think about how history gets written: what gets saved and what gets...
IN SARA LAWRENCE-LIGHTFOOT'S office at Harvard, the color purple is everywhere. The lavender rug and desk chair and the giant amethyst stone on her...