Topic: Sarah Bernhardt
Isabella Rossellini is convinced that, in the maternal animal world, anything goes. 'Mammas,' a series of short videos, has Rossellini playing the role of nine different animals to show the viewer that some mothers lie, are polygamous, and walk out on their animal children all the time.
Cathy Marie Buchanan spins a clear-eyed and heartfelt account of the seamy side of La Belle Époque in Europe.
An opulent novel based on the life of Auguste Escoffier, the 'king of chefs and chef of kings.'
12/02/2011 06:10 am
This essay collection by former New Yorker editor Robert Gottlieb pairs insights on art with a taste for scandal.
05/20/2011 07:05 am
Temple Grandin explains what animals feel and why it matters
01/26/2009 12:00 am