Mar 30, 2012 @ 4:00:00 am
The five year dispute over the estate of philanthropist and author Brooke Astor has been settled, according to the Wall Street Journal. Among the beneficiaries will be the New York Public Library (NYPL), who will recieve about $15 million.
The New York Times calls on readers to complete one of the suggested exercises in Draw It With Your Eyes Closed, Paper Monument’s new book on the art of the art assignment, which Jerry Saltz calls “a catheter to the creative self. An instant indispensable classic. An art-school in a book; and a lot cheaper.” n+1 takes on an assignemnt, hurling books and apples—among other things—out of their office window.
In the New York Times, Joel Stein has harsh words for adults who read YA lit: “The only thing more embarrassing than catching a guy on the plane looking at pornography on
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