Culture & Arts

A controversial character in the author's new book may be minor, but what the character represents deserves to be called out, challenged and unpacked.
Photographers returned to scenes they photographed before 2020. This multimedia project highlights contrasting images, reminding us of a way of life that once was.
Katherine Ryan's new comedy depicts the single mom as an anti-heroine, with mixed success.
Two novels, murder mystery "The Herd" and biting satire "Self Care," investigate the smoldering wreckage of the hope for a utopian feminist startup.
Stuck in a time of unrelenting domestic labor, many women have looked to escape through creative projects.
Jason Boog, author of "The Deep End," sees a template for writers and publishing workers today in the political activism of Great Depression writers.
Ottessa Moshfegh's third novel follows an aging widow's amateur investigation into a killing that may never have taken place.
As prominent events are postponed or canceled in light of the coronavirus, out-of-work stylists are trying to maintain solid footing in an ever-murky industry.
Director Elizabeth Wolff examines late author Michelle McNamara, who died before she could finish an investigation into the identity of the Golden State Killer.
The piece features the artist's signature rats, lots of pale-green spray paint, and a hazmat suit.