Emily Botein appears in the following:
Monday, November 21, 2011
Friday, November 11, 2011
Lily is a smart single woman, a beauty in demand on the party circuit. But Lily is nearing thirty, and struggling to manage money, friendships, and romance. In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny ...
Monday, November 07, 2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Kurt Andersen explores how episodes of false identity, living large, and murder in the suburbs add up to the great American novel.
Friday, November 19, 2010
Using a whammy bar and a fuzz box, Hendrix captured the sound of bombs falling overseas and screaming protestors. “I didn’t think it was unorthodox,” Hendrix said. “I thought it was beautiful.”
Friday, November 12, 2010
“The men were all talking about the great American novel, the great American play,...the great American everything,” said Georgia O’Keeffe. “So I thought . . . I’ll make it an American painting.”
Friday, October 29, 2010
In The House of Mirth, Edith Wharton examined the dangerous compromises facing a woman who wants to set her own destiny, and broke ground for countless writers who followed.
Friday, October 15, 2010
It’s not the fastest motorcycle or the fanciest, but to many Americans, a motorcycle is a Harley-Davidson.
Monday, June 12, 2006
New York, NY —
New Yorkers are obsessed with housing. Where else do you meet people -- for the first time --and ask, so what do you pay? Samuel Menashe is an 80-year-old poet who has managed to hold on to a little space in SoHo, for nearly his ...
Friday, April 09, 2004
Two new compositions - one for the cello, one for the Harley. Plus, we consider the implications of an art project that proposes the most terrible weapon imaginable. We peek inside the world of a couple that tests board games and find an unusual love story. Also: comedy thatâ€™s way ...
Friday, April 02, 2004
According to the dictionary, an "omnibus" is "a usually automotive public vehicle designed to carry a large number of passengers." It was the name of a 1950s variety television program hosted by Alistair Cooke, who died this past week. In tribute to him, and to that ground-breaking program, we invite ...
Friday, March 26, 2004
We start with voices on Capitol Hill, and end with music and conversation about prayer, featuring novelist Mary Gordon, singer/songwriters Maggie and Suzzy Roche, and ethicist Peter Singer. In between, we hear from one of the first female cops to patrol the streets of New York City, and from a ...
Friday, March 19, 2004
A look back at the voices, both serious and comedic, that have helped us make sense of the war in Iraq. Among them: fifteen young and optimistic Model UN students; thinkers and writers Lawrence Weschler and Mark Danner; Gulf War veterans Robert Holmes and Neal Creighton; and Tony Soprano.
Friday, March 12, 2004
Flouting, reinventing, and exploring rituals and traditions. Sound artist Ellen Band weaves together prayers offered in fifteen different places of worship. In a short story by John Haskell, a manâ€™s daily toast-eating acquires its own kind of significance. And in a midtown Manhattan loft, cacophony moves toward harmony as Tuvan ...
Friday, March 05, 2004
A closer look at whatâ€™s most essential. For some, itâ€™s the Bible. For others, itâ€™s the items included in a personal emergency safety kit. For a cop in Maine, itâ€™s Elvis. And for an architect living on the Upper West Side, itâ€™s the recipes that were set down by his ...
Friday, February 27, 2004
The people take a stand. Writer Joshua Wolf Shenk takes a stand against the "Happy Birthday" song. Botanist Scott Mori rallies to the defense of an overlooked science. Criminal rights advocate Susan Hallett questions why we deprive four million citizens of the right to vote. Novelist Meg Wolitzer and singer-songwriter ...
Friday, February 20, 2004
Despite the cold weather, itâ€™s time to hit the streets. Dean walks through a Bronx neighborhood with Sister Thomas, a woman with a mission (or two). Human rights observer John Sifton leads us through the noisy and oftentimes unnerving streets of Kabul and beyond. And New Orleans filmmaker/garbage collector C. ...
Friday, February 13, 2004
Love between telegraph operators, ham radio hobbyists, Vikings, and a man and his chocolate. Also, reflections on folding paper - for money and art. And touring New Yorkâ€™s boroughs with cabaret band Barbez, as they make their way by van to the next gig.
Love and Vikings ...
Friday, February 06, 2004
Lessons from all walks of life. Words of wisdom from a very young star named Michael, backstage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Truths learned by a woman who travels to Alaska to understand why her husband left her for gold. Lives documented over the course of three decades by ...