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Susan Orlean gets the dirt on Rin Tin Tin
New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean has been busy talking up her latest book, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend (Simon & Schuster), a biography of the most popular animal actor in history, and his impact on American culture.
JOHN J. KELLY
| December 02, 2011
Dear Phoenix Readers
A word from the new editor
| June 25, 2010
Uncovering the imagination
More than meaningless scraps of paper, discarded objects, or misplaced keepsakes, Found items are stories in themselves.
Finding human truths in Found items
| May 08, 2009
"Part of the mystery, when you find a love letter that was torn into bits: was it torn up by the person who received it, or did the person that wrote it tear it up before they even gave it to them?"
Davy Rothbart's lost-and-Found
| May 08, 2009
More different than alike
In 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) as part of the New Deal’s Works Projects Administration (WPA).
Searching for national identity in State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America
| September 24, 2008
This fall’s regional literary scene will see abstinence and desire, ghosts and dykes, convicts and Christians, toxic water bottles and yummy food.
Autumn’s authors about town
| September 10, 2008
Know when to fold ’em
Origami has been practiced in Japan for at least the past 400 years, and we’ve all seen the usual paper cranes, boats, hats, boxes.
‘Origami Now!’ at the Peabody Essex
| June 05, 2007
Harvard Square was very different 40 years ago.
Ground zero for so much, for so many
| November 15, 2006
The pornography of pharmacology
“We’re so disconnected from our past selves,” says Kennedy. “Like what would the eight year-old you think of you now? That’s something that’s unsettling to me. I’d love to go back to be able to talk to the eight year-old.” Memories of you: Pagan Kenned
Pagan Kennedy on drugs, memory, and the lure of nostalgia
| June 27, 2006
Hollywood came to Boston last week.
The actress gets toasted (and roasted) and the Coolidge
| April 14, 2006
The best of what's to come in March, April & May
| March 09, 2006
We Are Here! We Are Here!
The Boston Phoenix scored big in this year’s New England Press Association (NEPA) Better Newspaper Contest, with three major awards and 16 individual prizes.
Phoenix wins 19 NEPA prizes
| February 16, 2006
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