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Martha Redbone to play in Juneau Sept. 30

...upbringing, as well as elements of folk, country gospel, stomp chants, old-time string band and other genres.The New Yorker wrote of the album: "In a brilliant collision of cultures, the powerful blues and soul singer Martha Redbone has...
Five Good Reads: John Morgan

...Tanana River. Morgan has published five books of poetry as well as a collection of essays and his work has appeared in The New Yorker, Poetry, The Paris Review, The Alaska Quarterly Review, and many other magazines and anthologies. A few years...
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 17

...In 1913, the Armory Show, a landmark modern art exhibit, opened in New York City.In 1925, the first issue of The New Yorker magazine (bearing the cover date of Feb. 21) was published.In 1933, Newsweek magazine was first published under...
Recent Alaska books

...digression, mutation, and syntactical and typographical experimentation." To read a review recently published in The New Yorker, visit"Sailing by Ravens...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...biography of the playwright by Lahr, theater critic for The New Yorker. Williams' upbringing, his talent, his affairs and...End" by Atul Gawande. Gawande, a superb writer for the New Yorker who is also a surgeon, examines the realities of aging...
Bye bye, bile? Websites try to nix nasty comments

...become conversations that matter to you."Anonymity has always been a major appeal of online life. Two decades ago, The New Yorker magazine ran a cartoon with a dog sitting in front of a computer, one paw on the keyboard. The caption read: "On...
Empire Editorial: We can fix Juneau's homeless problems

...and create a healthier, more productive population.In February 2006, economist Malcolm Gladwell wrote an essay in the New Yorker about a man named Murray Barr. Barr lived on the streets of Reno, Nevada until he died in 2005.Before he died...
No DC gridlock for gay marriage, legal marijuana

...including keeping pot away from minors. Obama, an acknowledged pot smoker in his younger days, subsequently told The New Yorker magazine that he doesn't view marijuana as any more dangerous than alcohol and explained his acceptance of the Colorado...
Five good reads: Jeff Brady, Coming Into the Country, with this little three-part book in the early 1970s. Working as a journalist for the New Yorker, McPhee was able to convince three developers of proposed projects in Washington, Georgia and Arizona to spend time...
Five Good Reads

...One" is a masterpiece."What the Dog Saw" by Malcolm GladwellA collection of Malcom Gladwell's articles from the New Yorker. Topics range from ketchup to criminal profiling, and every single article is fascinating in a new, unexpected way...


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