Times have changed: The traffic flow and the mores of the DMV have undergone improvement. But in a city of 8 million, choke points remain.
A review of Good Economics for Hard Times, by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo.
On writing in, and appreciating, books.
A review of Apartment, by Teddy Wayne.
A review of Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope, by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn.
A review of Washington’s End: The Final Years and Forgotten Struggle, by Jonathan Horn.
Watching Moss’s character move from terror to relief to greater terror, and then fight back, you can see what made her an icon on TV.
Batteries are great, but we still need petroleum.
A review of Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball’s Greatest Forgotten Player, by Jeremy Beer.
Genetic testing will soon be cheap, routine, and ubiquitous.