Helen Gurley Brown, Sex and the Single Girl author and former Cosmopolitan editor, has dead.
Hugh Hefner and Erica Jong remember her life and work.
Ang Lee’s Life of Pi to open this year’s New York Film Festival.
Lauren Eggert-Crowe, for the Los Angeles Review of Books, interviews Miranda July.
Nominees announced for World Soundtrack Awards.
Is Paul Ryan for or against Ayn Rand?
“F-bomb” and “aha moment” have landed in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary.
Houston tops Forbes’s list of America’s coolest cities.
Listen to David Rakoff’s interviews from The Leonard Lopate Show here.
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