Books & Culture
The Author Who Brought the Montessori Method to Life in Her Fiction
Dorothy Canfield Fisher’s novels took family life and childhood development seriously, glorying in the daily accumulation of small insights and struggles for mastery.
Barry Blitt’s “The Florida Book-of-the-Month Club”
The artist on what makes children’s books captivating, and the role of humor in exploring complex topics.
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Goings On About Town
Jessica Chastain in Ibsen’s Proto-Feminist Masterwork
“Elsa”: Humor, Sunglasses, and a Bag of Chips
In a short documentary by Julia Jansch, the Kenyan-born Internet comedian Elsa Majimbo exposes the harsh reality of being her authentic self.