Top of the Stack
In one of Hollywood’s hottest comebacks of the ’80s, Dennis Hopper rose from the ashes of a diabolical past.
The Front Page
Sara Davidson’s 40-year friendship with Joan Didion
Dying young fit the romantic image of the hard-drinking writer, and Bradshaw was a confirmed romantic who concocted his own literary persona: the magazine journalist as world-weary adventurer and dashing man-about-town.
By studying the link between artistic creativity and mood disorders, psychologist Kay Jamison has worked to make the world safer for people with manic-depressive illness. Now she’s about to find out whether she’s succeeded
What Becomes a Legend Most?
In this corner, wearing a brown suit and tinted glasses, weighing in with 50 exclusive promotional contracts and grossing $25 million a year…
Tom T. Hall’s wanderings in search of inspiration ceased Friday when he died at age 85. The best of the songs he left behind take chances, confront grown-up dilemmas, and bear the stamp of a literary sensibility.
In Which We Learn the Truth about Hitler and the Beautiful People
Arthur Miller, Lion in Winter
Which Doobie, You-be?
Why this novel by Vladimir Nabokov was the “Novel of the 20th Century”
The first Broadway production of Mamet’s masterpiece was no sure thing.
How one of the great actors of his era went underground in the 1980s.