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Boris Kachka

December 17, 2012 |
26. Because, in 1981, Barack Obama Could Have Been an Extra on Girls.

It was “the most existentialist stretch of his life.”

November 5, 2012 | Features
Proust Wasn’t a Neuroscientist. Neither was Jonah Lehrer.

The disgraced journalist’s biggest sin had nothing to do with self-plagiarism. Or fabricating Bob Dylan quotes. All he did was what was asked.

August 27, 2012
You’re Never Fully Dressed Without Some Bile

The sunny Katie Finneran finds her inner harridan for Annie.

August 27, 2012
Junot Díaz’s Counterlife

The onetime literary “it” kid is still writing like he’s got something to prove. but with his new collection, he’s also got a few things he’d like to tell his swaggering teenage self.

May 7, 2012 | Features
Who Is the Author of Toni Morrison?

The Nobel Prize–winning creator of characters like Sula, Beloved, Pilate, Milkman, is herself a creation of a writer named Chloe Wofford—who is now positioning Toni Morrison for posterity.

May 7, 2012 |
Angela Lansbury: “I said to myself, ‘I’ve got to get moving again.’ ”

The theater doyenne’s offstage refuge.

April 30, 2012 | Intelligencer
Sharp Elbow Patches

Book publishers put up their dukes.

April 2, 2012 | Encounter
109 Minutes With Candice Bergen

Pre-show spritzers with television’s onetime (reluctant) comedy queen, now braving (reluctantly) the Broadway stage.

March 26, 2012 | Encounter
140 Minutes With Ross Douthat

Eating, praying, and drinking with the Times’ conservative wunderkind.

February 13, 2012 | Feature
The Re-Animator

The Walking Dead gets a brain transplant in the form of new showrunner Glen Mazzara.

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