Congress might give the government some say in how much Wall Street executives are paid. A former SEC accountant and a law professor give their take on the plan. Continue reading
For his book “Netherland,” author Joseph O’Neill had a unique vantage point to explore the now-familiar literary terrain of post-9/11 New York. Not well known to most American readers, New York City’s cricket-playing community is certainly well known to O’Neill, who was born in Ireland and educated in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
After weeks of political strife and power struggles between the New York State Senate’s Republicans and Democrats, Gov. David Paterson Tuesday called an emergency session in an effort to end the stalemate that has left major legislation hanging in the balance. A reporter updates the story. Continue reading
This summer, the Guggenheim Museum in New York is going back to its roots. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the opening of its landmark building on Fifth Avenue the museum is displaying a selection of works from its inaugural exhibition in 1959.
It was a big night for “Billy Elliot” as the theater world celebrated Broadway at the Tony Awards. In a first, the three teenage boys who rotate in the role of Billy Elliot shared the Tony for best performance by a leading actor in a musical.
To “e-read,” or not to e-read? That was the question on the minds of publishers, authors and librarians gathered in New York City this weekend for the industry’s massive annual trade show, BookExpo America.