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In a little known footnote to the Holocaust, the head of the Paris mosque, Si Kaddour Ben Ghabrit, helped many Jews escape the Nazis.
Solidarity and mistrust in war-time Paris
By  |  March 17, 2012

Updike does death, R. Crumb does God, Vanity Fair does Proust

Trying to reach as broad a range of tastes and pocketbooks as possible, we this year scavenged everything from the front pages of the Onion to R. Crumb's genesis, to valedictory Updike. Stuff to read, stuff to look at, glossy pages and matte. Remember
Gift books to savor
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 11, 2009

Chris + Don: A Love Story

When Christopher Isherwood spotted the teenage Don Bachardy on a Santa Monica beach in 1952, he did not hesitate to enact the most hallowed of gay archetypes.
The faithful and imaginative love story of Isherwood and Bachardy
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 16, 2008

Jung rascals

This article originally appeared in the June 28, 1983 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
The Police go undercover
By JOYCE MILLMAN  |  July 25, 2007

Point to Point Navigation: A Memoir by Gore Vidal

Doubleday, 288 pages, $32
By PETER KADZIS  |  December 05, 2006


James Bolle’s final concert of Monadnock Music’s summer season began with a work that had had its premiere in Keene, New Hampshire, 70 years and three days earlier.
American ballet music at Monadnock; a young Latin American conductor at Tanglewood
By LLOYD SCHWARTZ  |  August 30, 2006