Tag Archives: New Yorker Magazine

How to cry and smile at the same time

Instructions here: War Dances, a short story by Sherman Alexie (published in this week’s New Yorker). share?

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Why I love Salman Rushdie

In the current New Yorker magazine, there’s a Salman Rushdie story titled In The South, which opens like this: “The day that Junior fell down began like any other day: the explosion of heat rippling the air, the trumpeting sunlight, … Continue reading

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Better than the movie

Anthony Lane’s New Yorker Mag review (titled “Highly Illogical”) of the new (eleventh) Star Trek movie is dense, running on 24 levels, and funny as hell. There are too many good bits too thickly interwoven to be plucked out as … Continue reading

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The Umbrellas of Harlem

This past Thursday in NYC, it rained. It was the first rainy day since last autumn that was warm enough so people weren’t bundled up. The vernal equinox was only a day away. The light was lovely — warm and … Continue reading

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