After falling in the 1990s, the number of poor people living in high-poverty areas has been growing fast. Half a century after President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a war on poverty, the number of Americans
Julian Barnes lives with his wife Pat Kavanagh, a literary agent, in an elegant house with a beautiful garden in north London. The long library where the interview was conducted is spacious and quiet.
"I cannot feel exiled here; it is a second native country." Every biography carries dual burdens. One is to represent the life of the subject in the time they lived — how they operated within their own
Ernest Hemingway was one of the great innovators in literary form. His apparent renunciation of stylistic flourishes—the absence of lyrical rhetoric, the spare sketching of context, the paring of narrative
For hundreds of years, women in the South Korean island province of Jeju have made their living harvesting seafood by hand from the ocean floor. Known as haenyeo, or sea women, they use no breathing equipment,
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Paris-based stylist Camille Bidault Waddington is most frequently behind the scenes, working as a stylist for independent magazines like The Gentlewoman, Purple, another, Reedition, Le Monde, and Holiday.