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The life of Catherine Robbe-Grillet makes Fifty Shades of Grey look like a Disney movie. In 1951, she became the mistress of the writer—and accomplished sadist—Alain Robbe-Grillet, whom she later married.
Squaring recent research suggesting we're "naturally moral" with all the strife in the world In 1999, Joshua Greene—then a philosophy graduate student at Princeton, now a psychology professor at Harvard—had
To his Kansas neighbors, J.R. Robinson was a churchgoing family man. The police knew him as a convicted con artist. But for more than a decade, until his capture last year, no one suspected Robinson might
First lines for novelists are a bit like penalty kicks for goalies, a heart-stopping opportunity for a great performance, writes Robert McCrum. It's your show, and there's no going back. More than that,