“Here is what I would like for you to know: In America, it is traditional to destroy the black body—it is heritage.”
Sunday, July 5
Hanging out with a new celebrity class: the teen kings and queens of social media.
Remembering jazz musician Ornette Coleman.
Saturday, July 4
Frédéric Bourdin was an imposter. His "trail of cons," for which he used five languages and dozens of identities, extended for years across Europe and America.
A profile of photographer Robert Frank in his 90th year.
Friday, July 3
The author was living in a friend’s basement after a bad breakup, unable to eat. Then he had lunch with Jacques Pépin.
“It’s an old book!” Harper Lee told a mutual friend of ours who’d seen her while I was in Monroeville. “But if someone wants to read it, fine!”
When deep sea diver Dave Shaw reached the bottom of Bushman’s Hole, he discovered the body of Deon Dreyer. Though Dreyer had been gone for 10 years, Shaw was determined to bring him back.