‘The Lehman Trilogy’ and Wall Street’s Debt to Slavery

The New York Historical Society/Getty ImagesCotton from a bale sold at the New York Cotton Exchange, which Southern merchants like the Lehman Brothers made into the leading cotton futures market, 1875 Ever since the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers precipitated a global financial crisis, the bank’s dramatic reversal of fortune has been treated as an …

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Lady Gaga Continues to Fuel Bradley Cooper Dating Rumors

Last week, the world was stunned by reports that Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk had broken up following a four-year relationship. Well, perhaps “stunned” isn’t the right word, considering just about everyone who watched Cooper’s performance with Lady Gaga at this year’s Oscars assumed there was something going on between the A Star Is Born …

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Deana Lawson’s Curtains

JUNE 11, 2019 DEANA LAWSON’S PHOTOGRAPHS center on the everyday lives of low-income black families in Brooklyn, Johannesburg, and elsewhere. Her solo show at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. in the spring of 2018, for example, included 10 images, all roughly over four feet by five feet, depicting small groups of people staged inside cluttered domestic …

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Five questions for… Clare Mackintosh

Published June 11, 2019 by Caroline Carpenter Clare Mackintosh talks writing about her latest book, described as “a novel about what happens after the unthinkable”. Clare Mackintosh is best-known as a writer of psychological thrillers, but her new book takes her in a different direction. She talks about writing it below: What is the premise …

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