Books & Culture
Under Lockdown in Italy’s Coronavirus-Quarantine Zone
Feltre, in northern Italy, is not yet within the red zone. Nevertheless, a local health official said that the town has probably been exposed to the virus since January.
On AMC’s “Dispatches from Elsewhere,” Jason Segel Plays with Convoluted Ways of Telling Straight Stories
The show, which thieves profitably from several schools of metafiction, is so lyrical with dream logic that it’s intriguing even when it’s not strictly successful.
Quarantine Cooking: Finding Relief from Coronavirus Anxiety in the Kitchen
hg0088In China, millions of people living under lockdown are using the Internet to re-create the conviviality of sharing a meal.
Fate and Fury in James McBride’s “Deacon King Kong”
The novelist examines an inexplicable act of violence, and the tangled threads of the story behind it.
Watching “The Call of the Wild” with an Audience of Dogs
hg0088The opportunity to see a pug fall into a bucket of popcorn doesn’t come along that often, and you should grab it with both paws.
Goings On About Town
Kochi’s Korean Tasting Menu Offers Everyday Indulgence on a Skewer
At this relatively reasonably priced restaurant in Hell’s Kitchen, luxury-ingredient upgrades are largely unnecessary.
A Young Photographer’s Transfixing Portraits of the Women in Her Orbit
It’s familiarity and trust that produce Senta Simond’s images, which are portraits of both obsession and self-possession.
Stephen Miller, the Immigration Extremist in the White House
The stars of the film “Downhill” team up to tackle our Cartoon Caption Contest.