FROM Sandy Powell
Sandy Powell's costume philosophy Sandy Powell has the rare distinction of being nominated twice in the best costume design category for this year's Oscars. She designed costumes for two nominees, Carol and Cinderella. Powell designs for film and theater and got her start in movies working for avant-garde filmmakers Derek Jarman and Sally Potter. She works regularly with Martin Scorsese and Todd Haynes, director of Carol, but traces her influences back to David Bowie.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.
Trump says goodbye Paris Accord: What does it mean for U.S. and the planet? President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, the landmark international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions. Trump was to renegotiate a new deal, but will that happen?
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."