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Age and the Creative Spirit: A Photographer’s Portraits of The Greatest Generation’s Artists

Age and the Creative Spirit: A Photographer’s Portraits of The Greatest Generation’s Artists

It’s a perfect shot for the cover of a book of photographic portraits of elder artists: the photographer Editta Sherman, jauntily posing beside her antique viewfinder camera, her black and white checked dress forming a symmetry with the black and white floor tiles reflected in the camera’s lens. She is at one with her equipment, […]

Feeling Shylock: on Identity, Intention, and the Execution of Justice

Feeling Shylock: on Identity, Intention, and the Execution of Justice

What’s uniquely Jewish about Shakespeare’s Shylock? And what can we learn from his infamous demands for justice?

Mary Roach with Jack Boulware Live from Kanbar Hall

Mary Roach with Jack Boulware Live from Kanbar Hall

Mary Roach is America’s funniest science writer.  In a hilarious conversation with Litquake’s Jack Boulware, Mary shared insights from her latest book Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal.  Mary explained that her first published work was a column in the San Francisco Examiner called “Pet Tips” that she wrote as part of her job at […]

Eleven Madison Park Live from Kanbar Hall

Eleven Madison Park Live from Kanbar Hall

This year, Eleven Madison Park, was named the fifth best restaurant in the world.  Chef Daniel Humm and General Manager Will Guidara, the geniuses behind the acclaimed restaurant, discussed their gorgeous new book I Love New York: Ingredients and Recipes with Top Chef Masters Judge and Saveur editor-in-chief James Oseland.  Humm, of course, has a […]