FROM Rebecca Miller
Arthur Miller: The man beyond the playwright In the 1950s, everyone knew who playwright Arthur Miller was. His plays “Death of a Salesman” and “The Crucible” were huge hits. Marilyn Monroe was his wife. But his daughter, Rebecca Miller, felt like the world didn’t know the real man. So Rebecca made a documentary: “Arthur Miller: Writer.” Her film is out this week on HBO. Rebecca Miller and Arthur Miller. Photo by Inge Morath, courtesy of HBO.
Hua Hsu: A Floating Chinaman Author Hua Hsu stops by to discuss his book A Floating Chinaman, recounting the life of 1930's actor/writer H.T. Tsiang and his struggles entering the American literary world.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
Terrorism in London: Lessons for the US This weekend’s terrorist attack in London left seven people dead and almost 50 injured. London police fatally shot the attackers, and ISIS claimed responsibility.
Previewing James Comey's blockbuster testimony Former FBI director James Comey testifies Thursday in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, but his opening statement has been released. In it, he says he felt pressured by Donald Trump to declare loyalty to him and publicly clear him of any wrongdoing in the Russia investigation.