Ayana Mathis’s The Twelve Tribes of Hattie; Andrey Platonov’s Happy Moscow
How thrillers inform spycraft, and the fictions that belie them both.
The European émigré who became a philosopher of American cinema.
The Canadian artist who transformed the Vancouver art scene.
As Zero Dark Thirty reminds us, Americans have yet to face the torture committed on our behalf.
Lingeman’s new book looks at postwar America through the lens of film noir.
How a central bank created to exist apart from politics got drawn into bitter political arguments.
The unconventional story of three women and their unconventional lives in the early twentieth century.
Sam Mendez’s Skyfall, David O. Russell’s Silver Lining Playbook, Joe Wright’s Anna Karenina, Jacques Audiard’s Rust and Bone, Katheryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty.