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Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel, Jiri Menzel’s I Served the King of England, Rithy Panh’s The Missing Picture
Hal Hartley’s The Unbelievable Truth, Trust, The Book of Life, The Girl from Monday and Meanwhile
The unflinching fiction of Ludmilla Petrushevskaya.
Elizabeth Fenn, the Mandans and a renaissance in historical writing.
The life and unvarnished style of Barbara Stanwyck.
The story of contemporary Israel as written by Max Blumenthal is not easy to read.
Ambitious beneath his pose of indolence, James McNeill Whistler was the most contradictory of artists.
MoMA’s new expansion plans represent avant-gardism at its most deracinated.