Marguerite Duras and mother

Marguerite Duras on Her Remarkable Mother

Noted novelist and screenwriter Marguerite Duras on how her fictional mothers are all really her own (complicated, difficult, inimitable) mother.
Photograph: President Barack Obama, Ruby Bridges,  and representatives of the Norman Rockwell Museum view Rockwell’s  "The Problem We All Live With,"  hanging in a West Wing hallway near the Oval Office, July 15, 2011.  Ruby Bridges is the girl in the painting. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
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Norman Rockwell: Provocative Artist or Predictable Hack?

While Norman Rockwell's paintings struck a chord with the mass American public, that was not always not the case with art critics.
John Berger

John Berger, 1926-2017

John Berger has died at the age of 90. Famous for his television series and book Ways of Seeing, he was a critic, artist, novelist, poet, and radical.
dia de los muertos

El Día de los Muertos in Poetry and Word

Celebrate El Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, through the rich literary traditions of our JSTOR poets and writers.
John Coltrane 1962

Remembering John Coltrane

Today JSTOR Daily celebrates John Coltrane, the greatly prophetic and pioneering jazz artist. We remember his music and legacy now.
Deborah Eisenberg, short story writer, New York, NY.

The Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

Two short stories by Deborah Eisenberg.
Pilot flying an airplane enjoying the view.

The Poetry Up There: An Interview With Skyfaring Author and Pilot Mark Vanhoenacker

Mark Vanhoenacker, pilot and onetime PhD candidate in East African history speaks about Skyfaring, his debut book about aviation.

The Apu Trilogy Revisited

The Apu Trilogy of films has been newly restored and re-released

In Flight with Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The little known aviation career of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, author of The Little Prince.
Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks: Scholars Review the Original Series

I’m old enough to remember when the original Twin Peaks aired on television, but I came late to the party. ...