Before Chef Alon Shaya and his former boss Chef John Besh recently and very publicly dissolved their business partnership, most New Orleans food lovers simply knew Shaya as the Jewish guy who turne
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Khizr Khan and his wife Ghazala exploded into the national consciousness during the 2016 presidential elections.
“many more lives were spared an unthinkable end . . . thanks to the humanity of just one individual.
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As the old saying goes, “Close, but no cigar.” When You Find Out the World Is Against You and Other Funny Memories About Awful Moments by Kelly Oxford is a book that tries to put a humorou
“Daring to Drive is a testament to how women in Muslim countries are helping change their culture, one step at a time.”
Crossing the River Kabul is a memoir that reads almost like a diary. It is the real life account of Baryalai Popal, the son of one of Afghanistan’s premier families.
In her brilliant 1977 one-woman Broadway show entitled On Stage, Lily Tomlin performed a bit in which middle-aged married couple Lud and Marie discussed a cake that they had eaten, endless
Every man of God has two religions, according to writer Patricia Lockwood: one belonging to heaven and the other to the world.
Before the book is even opened, Nevertheless, the new memoir by Trump manqué Alec Baldwin has much to tell us.
Teaching teenagers is a calling. Despite limited social respect and wages that sometimes border on mere subsistence, dedicated professionals heed the call. The job is not easy.
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