An analysis of Let Us Now Praise Famous Men and Cotton Tenants, the original manuscript.
Arts & Culture
Thursday, October 17
Sunday, October 13
Filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón and his four years of production on Gravity.
Thursday, October 10
“I think I knew that at heart I was an aging spinster.”
Tuesday, October 8
An interview with the literary agent about the state of the book industry and how, at least for him, it continues to be quite lucrative.
“The first point he makes several times is that his new album will appeal to everyone; the second is that he is a changed man who’s grown up and calmed down. All I can say with certainty is that Brown is a stranger to the concepts of modesty and consistency.”
Monday, October 7
Saturday, October 5
He outsold Elvis, signed one of the first pay-for-play contracts and befriended Martin Luther King Jr. A profile of Harry Belafonte.
Friday, October 4
Badfinger’s ill-fated attempt at a comeback, as orchestrated by a Milwaukee con man.
Thursday, October 3
A literary memoir.
The world’s most famous child star grows up.
Wednesday, October 2
How legends of the American music industry made millions off the work of Solomon Linda, a Zulu tribesman who wrote “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” and died a pauper.