°F Slightly cooler today with showers possible this afternoon. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Alana Levinson

Alana Levinson appears in the following:

'Snow Hunters': A Beautiful Debut Novel Grounded In History

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Paul Yoon's new novel, Snow Hunters, follows a Korean War POW who starts a new life in Brazil. Yoon drew on his own family's experiences to write the book, and reviewer Alana Levinson says his "ruminations on the role of memory in shaping our identity speak perfectly to the experience of war."


'Bachelorette' Bracketology: Like Sports, With More Crying

Monday, August 05, 2013

Alana Levinson explores the strange world of dating-show faux gambling.


Polls Show Wide Racial Gap On Trayvon Martin Case

Monday, July 22, 2013

With President Obama's remarks on Trayvon Martin serving as a backdrop, two new polls reveal dramatic differences in how whites and blacks perceive the verdict.


San Diego Mayor Faces More Calls To Resign

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is facing growing calls for his resignation following sexual harassment allegations lodged against him. One of them came from his ex-fiancee.


How To Make A Congressman Sweat

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

An ambitious challenger has raised eyebrows with the amount of money he's already raised against California Rep. Mike Honda. The race is a test of generational and stylistic differences within the Democratic Party.