In Memory Of Gerald J. Russello, 1971-2021

In Memory Of Gerald J. Russello, 1971-2021

by Eugene Schlanger   We begin again to recall the dead. Poets and lyricists often attempt To reimagine their companions and friends. And then, along comes a younger death That upsets the usual complacency.   At our luncheons all things seemed possible, As...
Robert Lowell’s Selfish Determination

Robert Lowell’s Selfish Determination

The Dolphin (Two Versions, 1972–1973) by Robert Lowell, edited by Saskia Hamilton. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019, Paperback, ix + 195 pages, $18. The Dolphin Letters, 1970–1979: Elizabeth Hardwick, Robert Lowell, and Their Circle edited by Saskia Hamilton. Farrar,...
Patrick Dempsey in Forbes: Great or Garish?

Patrick Dempsey in Forbes: Great or Garish?

Desperately seeking new readers, advertising revenue, and relevance in the new media, such financial stalwarts as The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and Forbes magazine have in recent years resorted to special supplements that highlight the lives of the...

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