Eleven years ago, three-year-old Audrey Santo fell into a pool. She nearly drowned. Much of her brain died. She cannot speak, can only barely move. And every Wednesday, pilgrims show up at her family’s house, ready for a miracle.
Monday, November 25
On new art boom and one of its most powerful players, David Zwirner.
Sunday, November 24
The fight to vaccinate children in the border regions between Pakistan and Afghanistan as part of an attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.
Saturday, November 23
The challenges of establishing a legal marijuana economy in Washington State.
After circulating Lolita in secret amongst a small circle of New Yorker editors and publishers, Vladamir Nabokov finally placed it at Olympia Press. Three weeks before publication, a slumping and broke Dorothy Parker appeared in The New Yorker with a story entitled “Lolita” about a teenage bride, her jealous mother, and a much older man.
Friday, November 22
Investigating an astrophysicist’s sudden death at an isolated resesarch base in Antarctica.
Due to global warming, this island nation may cease to exist in 20 years.
Thursday, November 21
Sixty years later, a dishonorably discharged World War I veteran makes one final appeal. The 1980 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.
Manson at 79: in poor health and walking with a cane, obsessed with Vincent Bugliosi, willing to talk at length with a reporter for the first time in years, and visited every weekend by a 25-year-old woman he calls Star.
How doctors tried, and failed, to save President Kennedy.