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Citizen Kane vs. Citizen Kennedy

You wouldn't think that the late, great film/theater/radio visionary Orson Welles and the bespectacled, abrasive grunge-era MTV veejay Kennedy have anything in common—but you would be wrong. For starters, each has a starring role in a new summer beach read: My Lunches With Orson: Conversations Between Henry Jaglom and Orson Welles, edited by Peter Biskind (Metropolitan, $28), and The Kennedy Chronicles: The Golden Age of MTV Through Rose Colored Glasses (Thomas Dunne, $26). From there, the similarities only get weirder. read more
Thu, 07/25/13 AT 10:30AM
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Summer's Hottest (and Smartest) Read: Philipp Meyer's Novel "Son"

Most authors research novels at the library, but Philipp Meyer's preparation for his second book was a little…grittier. read more
Sat, 06/08/13 AT 8:30AM
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Not-So-Happy Father's Days: Common Themes in Two New Daddy Memoirs

As attitudes towards gendered parenting roles change, so do the books written about them—as exemplified by two new paternal comic memoirs out this week: Someone Could Get Hurt by Drew Magary (Gotham, $25) and Dad or Alive by Adrian Kulp (New American Library, $15). Both feature fathers far more involved in the daily life of their children than parents ever were in the 20th century, but some things always stay the same—like the kind of jokes good old dad used to make. read more
Thu, 05/16/13 AT 10:30AM
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Can Psychopathy Help You Get Ahead?

When research found that many top CEOs and politicians likely fit the psycho bill, it was just a matter of time before self-help gurus began showing us how to become crazy—and crazy-successful read more
Tue, 05/07/13 AT 12:30PM
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Author Joanna Hershon on Writing Like a Man, Her New Book A Dual Inheritance, and Researching Characters

Joanna Hershon's breakout fourth novel, A Dual Inheritance (Ballantine, $26), is the best book about male friendship written this young century. read more
Fri, 05/03/13 AT 10:30AM
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Working Out the Kinks: How an Update to the Psychiatric Bible Is Redefining Sexuality and Morality

The new edition of the psychiatrist's bible, the DSM-5, will forever change the definition of kinky sex and is likely to trigger a complex wave of political, legal, and pharmaceutical debates. read more
Tue, 04/23/13 AT 2:30PM
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Where the Chefs Eat: 10 World-Famous Chefs Share Their Favorite Restaurants

Chefs don't mess around when it comes to eating out. Forget trendy nightspots and gimmicky cocktails; for gourmets like Ferran Adria and David Chang it's all about the food. The new guidebook Where the Chefs Eat (Phaidon) also values substance over style. read more
Thu, 01/24/13 AT 5:00PM
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On the Road: The Design History of a Classic Book Cover

Before On the Road was a movie, it was a breakout novel. We take a look at our favorite cover art since it was first published in 1957. read more
Thu, 12/20/12 AT 3:30PM
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A History of Leather: The Art of the Rockers' Jacket

The leather jacket has come a long way since Marlon Brando first imbued it with 50s cool. Photographer Horst A. Friedrichs documents the jacket's legendary past. read more
Wed, 12/12/12 AT 12:30PM
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