Arts Apr 22

Publisher pauses release of new Philip Roth biography

The publisher of a new, bestselling biography about Philip Roth has temporarily halted the book's shipping and promotion as its author, Blake Bailey, faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment and abuse.

Arts Oct 24

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The uncommon mastermind behind Mona Lisa’s smile

Leonardo da Vinci’s inquisitive spirit defined the quintessential “renaissance man.” The master artist, scientist and inventor is now the subject of a new biography by Walter Isaacson, who has profiled geniuses including Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs. Isaacson and Judy…