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Friday 16 April 2010
Saturday 03 April 2010
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy turned up the heat on her first trip to Washington as France's first lady, visiting a school in a poor neighbourhood and lunching at Ben's Chili Bowl.
Friday 26 March 2010
Wednesday 17 March 2010
Christopher Browne was the Wall Street investment-fund manager who first raised the questions that would lead to the downfall and imprisonment of the publishing mogul Conrad (Lord) Black, the former owner of The Daily Telegraph. With 18 per cent of shares, Browne's firm, Tweedy, Browne Company was the largest single outside investors in Black's umbrella company, Hollinger International Inc, but in 2001 Chris Browne, their senior partner, became suspicious as to how Black and his wife, Barbara Amiel, were able to finance their lavish lifestyles.
Sunday 14 March 2010
Of the symphonic poems Dvorak wrote after his return from New York, only The Golden Spinning Wheel has become a regular fixture.
Sunday 28 February 2010
Fire officials say ice has broken through a glass atrium at the Sony Building in New York City and 10 people have sustained minor injuries.
Tuesday 23 February 2010
Korean manufacturer Kia will show off its new Magentis for the first time at the New York International Auto Show in April. The choice of venue for the launch probably reflects the fact that company's medium-large saloon is more popular in North America than here in Europe.
Friday 12 February 2010
One Valentine's Day, the literary critic Hephziabah Anderson went to bed with a pile of escapist novels, reminding herself that "though I felt lonely, I'd felt lonelier in the past with a lover by my side".
Friday 29 January 2010
Friday 08 January 2010
Sunday 03 January 2010
Thursday 17 December 2009
In the public imagination, museum directors should be donnish and discreet, impeccably tasteful and thoroughly proper. That wasn't quite how Thomas Hoving saw the job.
Friday 04 December 2009
"A memoir of a talented friend risks sentimentality," warns Robert Silvers, (editor of The New York Review of Books who edited w ith its co-founder, Barbara Epstein, until her death in 2006) in his preface.
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