Once home to playwright Tennessee Williams and artist Jackson Pollock, Provincetown, Massachusetts, located on the tip of Cape Cod, is the oldest continuous art community in the US. Small, historical artists’ shacks along the Cape Cod National Seashore's famous dunes are rented out weekly through a lottery. Access to the dunes is carefully restricted to avoid erosion, making these shacks the perfect isolated spot to create.
By restoring buildings and activity to a historic St. Louis neighborhood Joe Edwards has become a powerful force for civic good.
Authors Junot Díaz and Francisco Goldman chat with each other and Miwa Messer at The Barnes and Noble review.
Gore Vidal, who died yesterday at the age of 86, was a legendary writer and contrarian commentator.