The Price of Research
To the Editor:
Just got to read Alexandra Jacobs’ review of my book The Price of Privilege [“Our Gilded Youth in Crisis! Ennui and Grade-Grubbing,” Aug. 14]. It was very well written, and the Lego metaphor made me laugh. But in fairness, Ms. Jacobs left out the most important part of Read More
Have you been following the “Starchild” chemo-refusal court battle? It’s one of the most vexing ethical, political and philosophical controversies you can imagine. One that involves ambiguities and gray areas galore.
And one that brings back to me a memorably strange moment in Tijuana, in one of the questionable “cancer cure” clinics clustered below the Read More
Well, we’ve just put out a fine, fine issue of The New York Observer, if you ask me. And it’s a double issue! Which means that all of us now have a week in which to produce no issue of the Observer. Which means we’re all fleeing town.
Don’t really expect us to post to Read More
A character in the latest book by James Ellroy has turned on the author.
Albert Teitelbaum, a retired furrier and ex-convict, filed a $20 million lawsuit in the Federal District Court in Los Angeles on May 20.
“Ten for invasion of privacy,” said Charles Morgan, the lawyer for Mr. Teitelbaum. “And 10 for the Read More