At the center of the funny, sad, sometimes sexy new novel, “Mrs. Fletcher,” is a single mom looking for love after her son leaves for college…maybe in the wrong places.
Arts & Culture
Winter is coming…and so are the fans. To Northern Ireland and other filming locations. Our writer lets her Game of Thrones geek flag fly.
With her uncanny impersonations of women like Angela Merkel, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Judi Dench on her HBO show, Tracey Ullman makes us laugh—and calls out bitter truths.
Jeannie Ralston used to watch every episode of the HBO series with her sons. But it seems the wildly popular show may be suffering from what she calls “The Geezer Touch.”
A tin-eared opinion piece about social divisions that went viral prompted Sheila Weller to think about how members of the so-called “snobby” sex are often anything but. The first installment of Weller’s new NextTribe column on women and culture.
The woman who only wanted to “have some fun” half a lifetime ago has gone through rough patches and has produced an album that resonates now.
Two riveting new memoirs offer good girl/bad girl takes on midlife marriage. It’s all here: regrets, rewards, restlessness, ambivalence, comfort, sex, sexual fantasies. And maybe sexual dalliance.
Playwright Ayun Halliday wrote Zamboni Godot as a female-only take off on Samuel Beckett’s classic that explores inertia at midlife. Here’s the backstory on the play and the novice middle-age actresses who stepped out of their comfort zones to take part.
Yup, we pretty much owe our love of champagne to a widow from France.
The acclaimed novelist is taking on the gritty real-life work of protecting freedom of expression around the world.