Who Did J.K. Rowling Become?
Deciphering the most beloved, most reviled children’s book author in history.
En confinamiento, la obra de Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827) encuentra “coincidencias asombrosas, a veces macabras”, entre lo que sufrió el compositor en vida y lo que en estos días pandémicos puede afectarnos a los simples mortales. Y no se queda en la música: “Más allá de considerarlo un grandísimo compositor, es un referente universal del arte occidental, un ejemplo heroico de reinvención y resiliencia”, dice el crítico Gerardo Kleinburg, quien propone que este diciembre y durante 2021 celebremos el auténtico año de Beethoven.
Feeling Unfulfilled In Your Marriage?
Feeling unfulfilled in your marriage? This may be why – and what you can do about it
Selena: la leyenda
La serie se estrena en Netflix el 4 de diciembre y Cosmo platicó con Noemí González, la intérprete de Suzette Quintanilla.
A Punk Drummer's Life Upendended In 'Sound of Metal'
The film “Sound of Metal” starts with the uncomfortably loud noises of guitar feedback and ends two hours later with absolute silence. The trip through those extremes is a worthy one, if sometimes exasperating.
Living Her Life Like It's Golden
The luminous Tichina Arnold brings laughter and love to The Neighborhood.
Superstar showrunner and producer Jenny Lumet is creating a whole new Clarice.
Grudge, the Maine Coon cat on Star Trek: Discovery, is ready for her close-up.
The Existential Despair of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Revisiting the most disturbing Christmas special
How a monied gearhead rebel beat Ford—and will sell you the buggy that did it.
Nerding Out With David Fincher
The director talks about the decades-long journey behind Mank, his dense, bitter look at Hollywood history, political power, and the creative act.
The Primary Substance
Stuck in traffic during a downpour, a driver faces a peculiar dilemma.
Translating Toshiko Hirata's Ars Poetica
When I Left “Karl Liebknecht” (an excerpt)
In the Karl Liebknecht House in Leipzig, Germany, thirty people of various nationalities are seated around an improvised table on the stage in the Events Hall, interpreters behind them, some with texts in front of them, some without, and while it looks as if they’re at an ordinary meeting, they are, in fact, at an exceptional one, one that could be called a performance.
A sofa, the site of a family’s history, receives and gives a second life.
Pittsburgh's August Wilson African American Cultural Center
LOCATED IN THE HEART of downtown Pittsburgh, on Liberty Avenue close to Union Station and the David Lawrence Convention Center, the sleek and elegant but unpretentious August Wilson African American Cultural Center (awaacc) cannot fail to capture the eye and the imagination of anybody who is visiting Pittsburgh or, for that matter, of anybody who lives in the city.
Scuba-diving in the Black Sea, a writer contemplates Lenin in the Crimean seabed, the watery landfall from which historical figures are never meant to rise again.
Diversifying Bookshelves From Trend to Norm
IN THE WAKE of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, America woke up to find itself in the midst of a national reckoning over race. Calls for justice and dismantling white supremacy began to touch every aspect of American life—including the literary world.
LAST OCTOBER, I chose to use Catania as a base for exploring the towns of southeastern Sicily I had yet to discover.
Why British Police Shows Are Better
When you take away guns and shootings, you have more time to explore grief, guilt, and the psychological complexity of crime.
Animar los sentimientos
En entrevista, Glen Keane, quien fuera animador de personajes emblemáticos de Disney, nos habla sobre su estreno como director de largometrajes con Más allá de la luna.
Love Thy Neighbor
Nextdoor the social network for local communities, has bet on kindness to power it to an IPO. If only the locals don't ruin it.
Reality TV Glows Up
Docuseries are television’s latest prestige offering, but they’re not so different from their trashier predecessors.
Meanwhile, in Another World
How a Nicole Kidman–Hugh Grant drama series wound up becoming an inadvertent time capsule.
Historias a bordo de un submarino
StarzPlay estrenó recientemente la segunda temporada de Das Boot, basada en la historia de la tripulación de U-boats alemanes que sobrevivió a una secreta y peligrosa misión. Platicamos con Tom Wlaschiha, uno de sus protagonistas.
A Guide To Streaming Services
Competition is growing. That’s giving you more choices—and a chance to save money.
WHEN BLOOD RUNS COLD
Why is spying often referred to as a game? There is nothing remotely diverting about it.
Sounds of Suspense
Very Original Paperback Originals
While Bailey Cates’s Witches and Wedding Cake(Berkley, $7.99) is the ninth in her Magical Bakery series, it was the first for me, and I appreciated that I could slide into the narrative effortlessly.
What About Murder?
Reference Books Reviewed