Frank Van Riper is known in the D.C. area for his writings on photography. Now, the photography teacher has curated his own exhibition, “Mirror to the World: Documentary Photography 2013.” Of the artists on view, the most winningly enigmatic is Fred Zafran (shown), who photographs “unplanned encounters” on the streets of an unknown town, which [...]
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Artistic talent tends to run in the family: Music has the Jacksons and the Avetts, acting has the Barrymores and the Baldwins, and the lists go on. Literary Washington has the Foer brothers: Joshua, Jonathan, and Franklin, who have produced very different bestselling books. Tonight, they speak together for the first time at a lecture sponsored [...]
in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.
1. New American Haggadah, by Jonathan Safran Foer, translated by Nathan Englander.
Rewriting a religious text to suit your taste proves that, in the world of arts and letters, you're a baller. King James did it. Thomas Jefferson did it. Joseph Smith did it. So [...]
Looks like D.C.'s real-life Royal Tenenbaums are getting a dose of, well, Chas Tenenbaum: The Hollywood Reporter writes today that HBO has tapped Ben Stiller to star, direct, and executive produce a comedy pilot penned by novelist Jonathan Safran Foer. The show is titled All Talk:
The project, which is being billed as “politically, religiously, culturally, intellectually and [...]