Menacing Middles Consider Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita. I know that some of you have read this book, but perhaps not all of you, so please bear with me.
Nabokov was a Russian who knew English better than […]
The Mousetrap at 60
It’s a mystery far greater than the one it enacts: the continued life of Agatha Christie’s creaky whodunit, The Mousetrap. Not only has this play been running in London since […]
The World We Can’t See The painting is scarred. This is what I thought when I encountered a small work entitled “Two=One” (1947-51), by the Lebanese artist Saloua Raouda Choucair. It sits in the […]