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Sharon Mashihi

Sharon Mashihi appears in the following:

Heather Hardy Is Ready to Fight

Friday, December 02, 2016

The boxer Heather Hardy agreed to give up her prize money after she couldn't make weight for a fight. That's what it means to be a champion.

Junot Díaz on the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean Apocalypse

Friday, December 02, 2016

The fiction writer Junot Díaz was a favorite son of the Dominican Republic—until they stripped him of the Order of Merit.

Our Solar System Has a Ninth Planet (Again)

Friday, December 02, 2016

A new ninth planet is definitely out there somewhere, says the astronomer who got rid of the last ninth planet.

Edmund White Has ‘Terrible Gaydar’

Friday, August 26, 2016

At the age of seventy-six, a defining figure in gay fiction talks about the changes in gay life he’s witnessed in the course of his lifetime.

Aha Moment: Diane Arbus

Thursday, July 21, 2016

A photograph by Diane Arbus of a nudist family inspired a young photographer to transform the way he approached his subjects.

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The Marxist Who Brought “Hamilton” to the People

Friday, June 03, 2016

David Remnick talks with Oskar Eustis, of New York’s Public Theatre, about theatre’s role in promoting social change.

David Remnick Speaks with Annie Dillard

Friday, April 29, 2016

Annie Dillard, best known for her 1974 naturalist classic “Pilgrim at Tinker Creek,” discusses a new collection of essays entitled “Abundance.”

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Anohni Embraces Pop

Friday, April 29, 2016

Anohni, the former lead singer of Antony and the Johnsons, is seeking a new sound, and a new audience.

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A Better Way to Grow Old

Friday, April 22, 2016

The activist and MacArthur Fellow Ai-jen Poo talks about changing the way we approach the part of life nobody wants to talk about: the end.

Alexandra Schwartz Picks Three

Friday, April 08, 2016

A New Yorker writer discusses, an interactive Hieronymus Bosch Web site, Paris’s underbelly, and a movie about identical twins.

Helping 'Transparent' Get the Trans Experience Right

Friday, April 08, 2016

David Haglund talks to Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst, who serve as co-producers on Jill Soloway’s hit series.

The Ballad of a Trump Fan

Friday, April 08, 2016

One South Carolina voter is “thrilled” by the candidate who “upset the apple cart.” This is his song.

Leaving the Mormon Church, After Reading a Poem

Friday, March 25, 2016

David Haglund grew up in the Mormon Church, but an encounter with Wallace Stevens changed the way he saw the world.

Is Alexander Hamilton Haunting Jane Street?

Friday, March 11, 2016

The founding father died near Jane Street in Manhattan, and his ghost has seemed particularly active lately.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus for President!

Friday, March 11, 2016

The HBO sitcom “Veep” once seemed like outrageous satire. Then the 2016 election started.

'Slut: The Play,' an Empowering Story for Young Women

Friday, March 04, 2016

In “Slut: The Play,” stories of sexual assault and its aftermath have been recreated from the experiences of the cast.

The Crazy 2016 Campaign, in Song

Friday, March 04, 2016

An Obie-winning composer takes America’s political temperature, in song.

Edmund White Has ‘Terrible Gaydar’

Friday, February 26, 2016

At the age of seventy-six, a defining figure in gay fiction talks about the changes in gay life he’s witnessed in the course of his lifetime.

Maria Bamford’s Mental Illness Is a Laughing Matter

Friday, February 19, 2016

The comedian will make you laugh, uncomfortably, at topics like suicide, hospitalization, and psychotropic drugs.

Driving Around West Baltimore with David Simon

Friday, February 19, 2016

The creator of “The Wire” takes stock of Freddie Gray’s Baltimore neighborhood and talks about American policing since the war on drugs.