Readers of Union’s first book, “We’re Going to Need More Wine,” know the actor and activist is a brave, funny and irreverent storyteller. In this collection of stories from her life, Union goes there again, whether she’s consulting a Hollywood shaman, suffering from constipation at an Atlanta strip club or
Ian Cheng was feeling adrift. It was the start of 2013; he was nearly 30, with an art degree from Berkeley and another from Columbia, but he needed an idea, something to build a career on. Pondering the question one wintry afternoon in the balcony cafe at the Whole Foods
SOME ARTISTS FIND peace and power in the state of transience. Brian Keith Jackson, a writer who grew up in Louisiana and now, at age 53, identifies as a “vagabond,” was living in New York when, in the wake of the 2008 financial collapse, he felt the city’s energy change.
Mr. von Hofmannsthal entreated Ms. Zuckerkandl to use her influence to promote the nascent festival. “We want to elevate Salzburg, the pearl of Austrian cities, Mozart’s birthplace, to become a symbol,” the dramatist told her. “After the empire as a political entity has disappeared, Max Reinhardt and I want at