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What Happened to Michelle in Forest Hills?

Three years after Mazoltuv Borukhova was convicted of murdering her husband, what is the fate of their six-year-old daughter?
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The Silent Woman

Since her suicide in 1963, the poet Sylvia Plath has drawn a succession of biographers to her unquiet grave. In death, as in life, she raises uncomfortable questions about her identity—and about the nature of biography itself.

Aug 1993
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The Journalist and the Murderer

The seminal examination of the morality of journalism, as seen through the prism of author Joe McGinniss and former Special Forces captain Jeffrey MacDonald.

Mar 1989
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Iphigenia in Forest Hills

Anatomy of a murder trial.

May 2010
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Strangers in Paradise

How Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas got to Heaven.

Nov 2006
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The Art of Testifying

The confirmation hearings as theatre.

Mar 2006
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Someone Says Yes to It

Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and “The Making of Americans.”

Jun 2005
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Gertrude Stein’s War

The years in Occupied France.

Jun 2003
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Three Journeys

Anton Chekov on the road.

Oct 2001
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Travels with Chekhov

A literal pilgrimage turns into a real-life adventure.

Feb 2000
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J’appelle Un Chat Un Chat

Apr 1987
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The One-Way Mirror

May 1978
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The Emigre

The farewell broadcast of a voice from the past.

Nov 2004