September 22, 2017 | Rome, Italy | °C

Answer A.

Donald Trump's foreign policy is a Republican foreign policy, and overthinking the twists and turns of his motives gets you nowhere.


Happy Birthday indeed

The 41-year-old author had a vision, but put quickly filed it away until it unexpectedly came to life.


The kitchen within

Amid unfolding natural tragedy and tales of woe, it takes a cook to tell you where to seek refuge.


All mixed up

Steven Soderbergh's movie comeback, "Logan Lucky," can't decide if it's a spoof or a caper movie.


Dr. Dating

When you're a medical school student, putting the online dating pieces together isn't easily if it ever is.


FEATURES

L'Americana

Happy Birthday you're pregnant

The 41-year-old author had a vision, but put it in her back drawer, until it came to life.

Notebook

Reading is encouraged

If you're a freelancer and work enters your life at its own pace, your local library (no, not Amazon) can enrich the passing days.

That's Queer

Eating The Moon

Tired of hetero-centric novels that include gays, the author decided to create a world of his own by writing a gay utopia novel.

Psych Dept.

Child slavery

The relationship between sports and kids gets dicey when the competition calls for relentless practice and ignoring pain.


IMAGINED ENEMIES

When insecurity knocks


LAW

Closing Argument

Trump's tax teachings

In 1995, the U.S. president produced a mammoth loss, which he rode out to a dubious resurrection.


FINANCE

The Economist

Answer A.

Donald Trump's foreign policy is a Republican foreign policy, and overthinking his motives gets you nowhere.


LIVING

In the Sticks

Let's start over

After years of snarling at her expat status, the author offers an olive branch to the Tuscan town of Manciano.

American Girl

Dead-end aura

The "great" American solar eclipse certainly got more than its fair share of hype, but life-changing it was not.


AT LARGE

Free-Range Kid

Don't blame me

When the wheel of fortune makes you pick a restaurant for your friends, beware lifetime consequences.

Bio-Lingual

Dr. Dating

When you're a medical school student, putting the dating pieces together isn't easily if it ever is.


WHERETOEAT

Oddball dining

Want some offbeat spots to eat in while in Rome, cats included? If so, an ample list awaits you.


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

"Picasso, between Cubism and Classicism: 1915-1925," in Rome, plus concerts and films in English.


FOOD&WINE

In Cucina

The pre-autumn groove

Moving from summer to fall fare food-wise can be the opposite of painful if you keep the light dishes alive.

In Provincia

Overstepping the mark

Celebrity chef creativity is fine. Calling Italian dishes Italian when they're personal twists is not.

Suzanne's Taste

The kitchen within

Amid unfolding natural tragedy and tales of woe, it takes a cook to tell you where to seek refuge: in the kitchen.


FILM

UN CERTAIN REGARD: Luckless Logan

Steven Soderbergh's return to the movies is a misfire, above all because it flunks American cultural geography.

IN FOCUS: Alien: Covenant

Michael Fassbender steals the show (twice over) in director Ridley Scott's latest "Alien" prequel.

1,001 MOVIES: Wonder Woman

Director Patty Jenkins' smart take on "Wonder Woman" is an action-movie lover's delight.


BOOKS

SCRIPTORIUM: Gone gods

In "House of Names," Colm Tobn reworks Aeschylus to get to the core of a suddenly godless ancient world.

RECENT REVIEWS: I Am the Brother of XX

Fleur Jaeggy's latest book is a stunning collection of short stories in which the living exist to seek exit.

NOTEWORTHY TITLES: Knots; Stories

Gunnhild yehaug's stories, first published in 2004, take the idea of entanglement to unsettling extremes.

Day and Boarding International High School in the Heart of Rome

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









ECLIPSE
What aura?
CHOICES
Don't blame me
LAW
Trump and taxes
POTATOES
A summer love
MOVIES
Wonder Woman