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Translators unite

A translator's job can be enormously rewarding (not to mention hard), but lack of representation undermined fair compensation.


Election frenzy

Elections held and elections to come are ensuring global governance remains in flux.


One deranged starling

When it comes to extremes of narcissism, all it takes is one sick bird to drive the flock.


You must be the wife

For gay couples in a marriage, one man is forced into the role of "wife," at least in Italy.


Channeling Jackie

When you stand a chance of becoming an Italian first lady, everyone has advice.


FEATURES

Area 51

Limbs to lose

Postwar Europe's extremist charge is in part fueled by war having been made outdated.

Milan Notebook

Behind the plates

The author knew Charles "Chuck" Murphy in another life. Now, the one he knew is over.

L'Americana

L'Americana

Mulling over a return to poetry takes you back in time, some of it informed by Rome.

Psych Dept.

One deranged starling

When it comes to extremes of narcissism, all it takes is one sick bird to drive the flock.

That's Queer

You must be the wife

For gay couples in a marriage, one man is forced into the role of "wife," at least in Italy.


NOT KICKING IT

Embers


LAW

Closing Argument

Translators unite

A translator's job can be enormously rewarding (and hard), but lack of representation undermined fair compensation.


FINANCE

The Economist

Election frenzy

In the United States and Europe, elections held and elections to come are ensuring the global political balance remains in flux.


LIVING

In the Sticks

Channeling Jackie

When you stand a chance of becoming an Italian first lady, everyone has advice.

That's Life

Ending happy endings

A Friday night watching "Bridget Jones's Diary" (again) has its all-too-painful logic.

2nd Generation

Embers

Cigarette smoking can bring the U.S.-Italian culture clash to a head.


AT LARGE

Free-Range Kid

"Daughter, Friend, Picky Eater"

Food rules can be very personal,and odd, but that doesn't mean they lack logic.

American Girl

Seeing

Amid unexpected wonder of nature — California wildflowers — it helps to use your eyes.

Lost in Translation

Woo me now

Putting a premium on men who pique your lust is anything but a surefire way to lasting love.

Bio-Lingual

Getting back up

As a baby was busy being born, the author's world shifted suddenly, but not in the way she wanted.


WHERETOEAT

Ethnic revolt

Careful choices can let you beat Rome's longtime bad rap when it comes to ethnic dining.


TOURIST Q&A

Uber or taxis?

No matter how much you love Uber in the U.S., opt for a cab in Italy — at least for now.


WHAT'SON

Art and music

A major Basquiat exhibit in Rome, plus summer concerts and films in English.


FOOD&WINE

In Provincia

'L'Ammerica'

A cook's trip annual trip to the United States produces joy and stirs memories.

In Cucina

Telling them apart

Ristorante, trattoria, osteria and pizzeria have always been Italian dining's big four, but making old school distinctions between them is becoming increasingly difficult.

Gina's Cellar

Bottling Sicily

Sicilian vintages are as ample and eclectic as the varied landscape of the southern island, whose wine fame is growing.

Suzanne's Taste

Six degrees of separation

Vignarola is a traditional Italian spring delight, but sometimes it's best to let the vegetables express themselves.


FILM

IN FOCUS: Split

M. Night Shyamalan seems well on his way to a comeback movie when he loses the plot.

1,001 MOVIES: The Shallows

Blake Lively and a "Jaws"-inspired shark are all the fun in this taught thriller.

UN CERTAIN REGARD: Down and out

Jordan Peele's sly "Get Out" uses horror to get to the core of American race relations.


BOOKS

NOTEWORTHY TITLES: Transit

In her latest novel, Rachel Cusk can't enough of playing disappointment's biographer.

RECENT REVIEWS: The Story of a Brief Marriage

Anuk Arudpragasam's debut is a superior work of fiction and poised rendering of unimaginable sadness.

SCRIPTORIUM: Seeing the elephant

José Saramargo's penultimate novel is a small masterpiece of pachyderm humor.

Day and Boarding International High School in the Heart of Rome

Everything you need to know about visiting or moving to Tuscany, Italy.









LOVE
Mr. Right
PETRA
An odyssey
ME-TIME
Happy endings
NECROLOGIE
Death in Italy
ETHICS
A crown story