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Books of The Times: Review: In ‘The Great Swindle,’ Pierre Lemaitre Spins a Dark Postwar Tale

Mr. Lemaitre’s latest novel, set in France at the end of World War I, features a shocking opening and more than a little scheming.

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Ian Bagley

Bands and Ticketmaster Wrangle Over Rules for Fan Club Sales

Some band managers say the ticket-seller is enforcing archaic rules that make it more difficult for them to interact with, and make money from, fans. 8 more words

Ian Bagley

Review: ‘Talvar,’ With Irrfan Khan, Depicts a Double Murder’s Muddied Waters

Meghna Gulzar’s film is a fictionalized account of a sensational true-life crime in India.

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Ian Bagley

Movie Review: The Martian (2015)

The Martian (2015)

Director: Ridley Scott

Writers: Drew Goddard (Screenplay), Andy Weir (Book)


Matt Damon: Mark Watley (astronaut)

Jessica Chastain: Melissa Lewis (astronaut/mission commander) 1,344 more words


Carnegie Hall Faces Internal Strife Ahead of Anniversary Season

A conflict between Ronald O. Perelman, stepping down as chairman, and Clive Gillinson, Carnegie’s executive and artistic director, has the institution confronting an unusual public crisis. 9 more words

Ian Bagley

Review: Jason Danieley Sings and Talks About Love at Feinstein’s/54 Below

This formidable Broadway tenor embodies an emerging theatrical archetype: the dashing but sensitive hero. He talked about love in highly personal terms.

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Ian Bagley

Farmer Jean and the Flute

We arrived in Rustrel, our small car overflowing with stuff. The landlord, Gilles, met us in the driveway. He must have thought we were moving in, with all the provisions falling out of the car as we got out. 443 more words