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  • Karl Marx, Harper Lee sold big in 2011

     
    Someone paid more than $50,000 for Karl Marx's classic critique of Capitalism, while a signed copy of "To Kill a Mockingbird" sold for $25,000, two big online sales of used books in 2011.
  • Emma Thompson and Dakota Fanning in a Brit period piece?

     
    This is “out-there” casting, and how. Oscar winner Emma Thompson has scripted and taken a big supporting role in “Effie,” a bio-drama about an infamous unconsummated love affair of Victorian EnglandĀ  — influential art...

    Book review: 'Venice: Pure City' by Peter Ackroyd

    Book review: 'Venice: Pure City' by Peter Ackroyd
    The works of man are many and wondrous, but if I had to pick one that most completely embodies the concept of the sublime, it probably would be the autumnal view from the terrace of Venice's Gritti Palace, across the Grand Canal, to the great church of...

    TMI: John Matteson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biographer, Hanging Out in Hartford

    TMI: John Matteson, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biographer, Hanging Out in Hartford
    John Matteson age: 50 occupation: biographer and professor of English at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY found at: Harriet Beecher Stowe Center (Hartford) You won the Pulitzer for biography in 2008 for your first book, Eden's Outcasts: The...

    Dike Blair at Mary Goldman Gallery

    Dike Blair at Mary Goldman Gallery
    A dozen gouaches and a matched pair of installation sculptures by Dike Blair continue the New York artist's eccentric dialogue between perception and objects. His second show at Mary Goldman Gallery nicely elaborates long-standing concerns rather than...