Jorge Rodriguez

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The Handmaid's Tale: Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum, episode 4 review: even the smallest victories count in Gilead

Do not adjust your bonnet – this was the week dystopian fable The Handmaid’s Tale teased us with the ghost of a happy ending. It’s a testament to how dark the going has been that an episode featuring torture, psychological abuse and a creepy doctor offering to impregnate indentured heroine Offred …

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The Leaning Pile of Books

<i>The Leaning Pile of Books is a feature where I talk about books I got over the last week–old or new, bought or received for review consideration</i> …

Emma Cline's 6 favorite books set in California

<b>My Face for the World to See by Alfred Hayes</b> (NYRB Classics, $15).<p>Beyond the great title, this slim book is just a pleasure to read — cinematic, …

3 New Books About Second Chances

They say you only get one chance to make a first impression, but most of our favorite stories are about second chances; we love reading about the recovery after the fall, the Comeback Kid, that brand-new phase in a seemingly ordinary person’s life. The books in this week’s book club all begin in …

100 best nonfiction books: No 72 – Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey

There is never a dull moment in this, the original addiction memoir, by the celebrated and supremely talented contemporary of Coleridge and Wordsworth<p>Ever since Alexander Pope’s liberating declaration that “the proper study of mankind is man”, there’s been a strong thread of intimate life-writing …

Time does not mend a broken heart as scientists find condition causes long-term damage

Songwriters, poets and novelists have long mused over whether time truly heals everything.<p>Charles Dickens toyed over whether the bitter Miss Haversham would ever recover from being jilted at the altar, and for many historians, Queen Victoria's black dress came to symbolise her irreparable suffering …

Rala Choi Photography

Picturesque analog photographs of saturated colors and extraordinary compositions captured by Korean photographer Rala Choi.Currently based in Seoul, …