To hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download Audm for iPhone or Android. Perhaps you’ve heard there’s a new Sally Rooney novel coming? This summer, advance copies of “Beautiful World, Where Are You” have graced the Twitter feeds and Instagram Stories of the literary internet — humble-brags that the readers…Details
Two powerful congressional committees investigating the controversial federal approval of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, demanded extensive information and documents from the Food and Drug Administration in a letter released on Thursday, making it clear that the committees’ leaders are troubled by unusual actions the agency took in the course of evaluating and approving the drug.…Details
Instead, good wine was something personal, cultural and historic, produced by people with the deepest respect and understanding of their land and vineyards. She once quoted to me Hubert de Montille, an influential vigneron in the Côte de Beaune, with whom she worked. “He said, ‘My vineyards were here before I was born, they will…Details
Some of my favorite recipes in the world were developed by cooks who refused to waste stale bread — or roti, or sangak — repurposing tough, old crusts into unexpectedly delicious meals. In Tuscany, cooks ripped up hulking, dried-out country bread and soaked the pieces in water, then squeezed out the extra liquid and tossed…Details
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“We didn’t want to make music about a superhero,” Miyashiro said. Instead, he wanted to depict what it’s like to absorb a particular environment while growing up, citing Kendrick Lamar’s album “good kid, m.A.A.d. city” and the film “Goodfellas” as references. The movie begins in San Francisco, and Miyashiro, who was raised in San Jose,…Details
The older cohort had a head start on getting immunized against Covid-19, but too many remain unprotected, experts say.
What could be more peaceful than sheep grazing near a willow tree that hangs like a fussy parent over a chicken house next to a silo? Certainly not the intervention of a ram. That animal was confined to its enclosure, said Christopher Griffith, who, with his wife, Rebecca O’Donnell, is master of the little flock…Details
My ex-husband invited our 19-year-old daughter to spend a long weekend in Las Vegas with him, his wife and their children. She was excited to go. She asked him how to pack, in case she needed dressy clothes. He told her to pack for hot weather and outdoor activities. After arriving, she discovered they weren’t…Details
Many people are seeking definitive answers about what they can and can’t do after being vaccinated against Covid-19. Is it OK to travel? Should I go to a big wedding? Does the Delta variant make spending time with my vaccinated grandmother more risky? But there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to those questions because risk changes from…Details