Harriet Glickman, Who Pushed ‘Peanuts’ to Add a Black Character, Dies at 93

Harriet Glickman, who in 1968 persuaded Charles M. Schulz, the creator of “Peanuts,” to add an…

Patricia Bosworth, Actress-Turned-Author, Dies at 86

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic.…

Former Queens Museum Director to Lead Leslie-Lohman Museum

Laura Raicovich may have proved too radical for the Queens Museum, where she was politically outspoken…

Join a Musical Meditation Bringing Together Hundreds Worldwide

As I entered the Zoom session last Saturday, I recognized some faces. The flutist Claire Chase.…

Review: In ‘World on Fire,’ War Is the Virus

PBS’s “Masterpiece” offers a World War II drama without generals or prime ministers or führers, just…

Film Treasures, Streaming Courtesy of the Library of Congress

One of the world’s oldest films, “Sneeze,” is a gift that keeps on giving. Shot in…

At Margaret Atwood’s Prompting, Canada Launches Virtual Book Tours

OTTAWA — Margaret Atwood is launching an online series that she hopes will help Canada’s writers…

Marie’s Crisis Cafe Is Closed, but Franca Vercelloni Is Still Taking Requests

“If you don’t collaborate here, it’s a problem,” Taylor said, adding that he instructs doormen to…

Mavis Staples’s Soulful Solidarity, and 10 More New Songs

No one else does solidarity, reconciliation and mutual uplift with the soulful dignity of Mavis Staples.…

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Welcome to the weekend. Finding a new normal under your own roof? We’re all trying, right?…

You’re Quarantined and Your Kid Runs Out of Books to Read

Aron Nels Steinke is an elementary-school teacher and the author of the “Mr. Wolf’s Class” graphic…

Stashed in the Marsh, Left in the Road: Victims Pile Up in Four New Crime Novels

The pity of it is that, by refusing to link the cases, the city heartlessly deprives…