December 9, 2016 | Rome, Italy | Clear 10°C

Stocking the larder

It's easy to talk about getting all fresh and natural foods, but a well-stocked pantry is also useful, if not essential.


Farewell to Drew

It's too bad pet turtles can't write because they get to see the wide acres of a human lifetime.


Four dogs and a fire

Coming home at night to a rural home can give the past a second wind, but let it be a short one.


Mandates to hate

For LGBTI people, the picture in Italy, Britain and the United States isn't a pretty one.


If only you'd known

Ever wonder what your parents were talking about when you were a kid?


FEATURES

Area 51

The boss

In being true to himself, Donald Trump risks confusing U.S. needs with those of his ego.

Anthropos

Sentient beings

Spain's supreme court recently struck down a Catalan ban, but one animal rights activist remains unmoved.

Psych Dept.

"Winners" and "losers"

The U.S. election was heavy on rage and repression, but one side's "inner" tone set it apart.

Milan Notebook

It's all about Alfie

How the presence of a small dog in a hallowed place among new refugees can change night to day.

Southern Notes

In flames

A week before Donald Trump's presidential victory, a southern church was burned in his name.What now, America?

That's Life

Giorgio

When the man in your life doesn't click on your social media photos, you need to ponder what's important to both of you.

Bio-Lingual

A different conversation

Interviewing patients is a skill and an art form that mainstream journalism only hints at.


SENTIENT BEINGS

On ending bullfgighting


LAW

Closing Argument

Clinton's art

Hillary Clinton has been accused of many things, but her handling of defeat was exemplary.


FINANCE

The Economist

Misreading the signs

The election of Donald Trump heralds a major shift, but its true shape and form still remains difficult to decipher.


LIVING

That's Queer

Mandates to hate

For LGBTI people, the picture these day isn't pretty, whether you're in Italy, Britain or the U.S.

American Girl

Miles above the Trump-sphere

If the American election results have dismayed some, they have sent others on a journey.

La Una

Four dogs and a fire

Coming home at night to a rural home can give the past a second wind, but let it be a short one.

2nd Generation

Goodbye to all that

The author bids a bittersweet farewell to her "accidental" vocation of Rome tour guide.

In the Sticks

On Black Friday and cats

When consumer clutter and online complaining gets in the way of birthdays, it's time for a cat with a pencil.

2nd Generation

Farewell to Drew

It's too bad pet turtles can't write because they get to see the wide acres of a human lifetime.

Lost in Translation

Candles or cuffs?

A relationship begs dozens of questions, but sexual compatibility (and talking about it) may be foremost among them.


AT LARGE

The Farm

The joy of a sunny day

For a farm-dweller in Le Marche, October two-in-a-day earthquakes, big shocks in a season of rattling, hit far too close to home.

Divin Codino

Who's in charge here?

The antics of young Argentine striker Mauro Icardi have left Inter Milan adrift, costing manager Frank De Boer his job.

Free-Range Kid

If only you'd known

Ever wonder what your parents were talking about when you were a kid? Here are some clues


WHERETOEAT

Course change

Italians no longer eat the kinds of massive meals guidebooks suggest. Now, mixing and matching rule.


TOURIST Q&A

The $- saga

For a while, it looked like the dollar might even pull even with the euro. That's now unlikely.


WHAT'SON

Into Fall

Jean Arp's works at the Museo Nazionale Romano, plus films in English.


FOOD&WINE

In Provincia

True gifts

For those who can't stand big-store Christmas shopping, try the artisanal alternative and then make cookies.

Suzanne's Taste

Apple of your eye

Apples are all around at this time of year, so why not seek out perfection?

In Cucina

Stocking the larder

It's all well and good to talk about fresh and natural foods, but a well-stocked pantry is also an asset.

Gina's Cellar

Dangerously drinkable

For a wine lover, it's good-bye to all that with a plunge into the world of Italian craft beers.

Da Germano

Gangs of Rome

When an aging relative tells century-old tales, secret stories come spilling out, some of them about violence.


FILM

UN CERTAIN REGARD: Stranger than fiction

Scott Derrickson's saccharine "Doctor Strange," heavy on time warping and mysticism, is redeemed in part by jack-of-all-trades Benedict Cumberbatch.

IN FOCUS: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Tim Burton's whimsical latest has a better chance of appealing to grandchildren than adults.

1,001 MOVIES: Florence Foster Jenkins

Stephen Frears' biopic has star power (Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant) but remains ordinary.


BOOKS

SCRIPTORIUM: Foer and Abraham

Jonathan Safran Foer's "Here I Am" focuses on Jewish identity while gradually widening the lens.

Day and Boarding International High School in the Heart of Rome

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









POLITICS
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CULTURE
The McKenzies
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The interview
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