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Fates And Furies: A NovelBy Lauren Groff(Riverhead Books)     Novelist Lauren Groff’s protagonists Lotto and Mathilde have a relationship that seems too good to be true. At just 22, the lovers marry, defying Lotto’s mother and losing his inheritance. But it’s clear from the start that nothing will stop him from achieving greatness. Over the course of their 24-year relationship, Lotto becomes a world-renowned playwright and Mathilde his great unwavering wife. But as Groff points out — using a quote from Gertrude Stein — the wives...
    The fabulous BUST Craftacular Holiday edition returns to the Brooklyn Expo Center this December 19th & 20th!    The event will host over 200 of the choicest handmade vendors selling unique gifts like, jewelry, home goods, clothing (new and vintage), pottery, indie cosmetics, greeting cards, delicious food, and much more. Tickets are $3 at the door or online.   In addition to shopping you can: Learn arm knitting with Stitch 'n Bitch author Debbie Stoller,  and make a scarf! Have the Haiku Guys &...
My husband James just wanted to know what was going on with me. Or if there was anything he could do to help. I had no idea what to say.Several weeks ago, I sat quietly at our kitchen table, hoping I would stop crying by the time James strolled home from the local brewery - he had said he wanted to catch some of the game. After a particularly rough week, I knew he probably also wanted both of us to catch our breath for...
Bollywood superstar turned American TV star Priyanka Chopra stopped by New York this month to talk about her new movie, Bajirao Mastani, which drops in theaters on December 18th. Directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bajirao Mastani tells the story of the ancient Indian warrior, Bajirao, and his two wives, Mastani and Kashibai. BUST sat down with the former Miss World to talk about South Asians on American screens and the roles of Indian women in Western media. Priyanka spoke about going from the role of Bajirao's first wife,...
“I rap about a lot of stuff that you rant about,” opens Killer Mike, seated across from Vermont Senator and Presidential-hopeful, Bernie Sanders, in an Atlanta barbershop, one of the last venues where black men can speak comfortably about their views without persecution. The first episode of this six-part series begins with haste, putting the controversial right out in the open, in a candid conversation between the self-proclaimed Democratic-Socialist and the prominent Atlanta rapper. “What is Socialism and what does it mean to the black community?,”...
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