Feb 1, 2013 @ 12:54:00 am
The Vladimir Nabokov Museum
According to a list recently posted on Poynter, Charles “Chip” McGrath is among the staffers who are leaving the New York Times, which recently announced that it will be reducing staff by offering buyouts. McGrath edited the Times’s Sunday Book Review from 1994 until 2003, and has more recently been an arts reporter and reviewer for the paper, recently profiling authors such as Philip Roth and Andrew Solomon.
New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman gets a good look at plans for the Norman Foster-led redesign of the New York Public Library’s flagship branch, and isn’t impressed with what he sees. “The designs have all the elegance and distinction of a suburban mall,” Kimmelman complains. Ouch.
An ultra-conservative group have been systematically vandalizing the Vladimir Nabokov Museum in St. Petersburg
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