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Marianne is a social pariah, Connell is a football player. Sally Rooney's nuanced, flinty love story opens in a small town in Ireland, where two teens who "get" each other get together.
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Journalist Nathaniel Rich says the oil industry helped create a partisan debate around climate change in the 1980s by paying scientists to write op-eds questioning climate science.
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The 17-year-old California singer-songwriter's album, When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? keeps listeners guessing. Her frame of reference is vast — ranging from glam rock to folk music.
Nézet-Séguin conducts at New York's Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra. John Powers revisits the 1970 film Wanda. Psychotherapist Lori Gottlieb talks about her experiences in therapy.
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Cunningham, who died in 2009, would have been 100 on April 16. He spoke to Fresh Air in 1985 about his unconventional approach to dance, in which music and dance are performed independently.
Verdon, who died in 2000, spoke to Terry Gross in 1993 about her work with and marriage to choreographer Bob Fosse. The new FX series Fosse/Verdon revisits the complexities of their partnership.
FX's new drama tells the story of the complex partnership between choreographer Bob Fosse and dancer Gwen Verdon. Married, then divorced, their lives remained connected professionally for decades.
Claire Denis' sci-fi thriller is like no outer space movie you've seen; it opens with an astronaut caring for a baby in space — then flashes back to reveal the strange story behind their journey.
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Nézet-Séguin uses every part of his body when he conducts — including his eyes, eyebrows, shoulders and feet. He's the music director at New York's Metropolitan Opera and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
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Gates says white supremacy was born in the years after the Civil War, as white Southerners looked for ways to roll back the newly acquired rights of African-Americans. His new book is Stony the Road.
Delaney co-wrote the final season of his Amazon series shortly after the death of his young son. Catastrophe didn't lessen his grief, but he says he found work and grief to be "compatible."
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Times reporter Nicholas Casey was in Maracaibo, Venezuela, in March 2019 during a six-day power outage. "By the fourth day," he says, "you started to hear shots getting fired in the street."
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Carter had a late-career renaissance when she performed for New York's Jazz at Lincoln Center in 1992. Critic Kevin Whitehead says the recording showcases how much feeling Carter put in her singing.
CNN legal affairs correspondent Joan Biskupic discusses the roots of Roberts' conservatism and his work for the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations. Her new book is The Chief.
The short chapters in Laila Lalami's novel are narrated by a rotating cast of characters. They conjure a murder mystery, a cross-cultural romance, an immigrant saga, war stories and family dramas.
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Former SNL writer Mulaney was "absolutely terrified" to host the show. David Bianculli reviews What We Do in the Shadows. Lyonne says her own near death experience informed her work on Russian Doll.
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Jordan Peele hosts the new Twilight Zone series streaming on CBS All Access. Critic David Bianculli says the reboot of the cult favorite misses the mark in most ways.
Luis Alberto Urrea's The House of Broken Angels borrows from the story of his older brother, who died of cancer. He told Fresh Air in 2018 that the book went through a rewrite after the 2016 election.