Bites: Reading Rainbow, Doctorow’s latest, a Twitter opera, and more

R.I.P. Butterfly in the Sky.  (If you can’t place the line, Reading Rainbow is dead.) E.L Doctorow’s new novel Homer and Langley is ready, and reviewers can’t stop comparing it to Ragtime.  Okay, he’s a “special genius for ellipsis,” blah blah blah.  Whatever, “the scandalous allure of a New York tabloid series” is totally exciting to me. On the High Line, there is a new art installation visible especially at night.  While not naked hotel-guests, the exhilerating sense of that […]

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