Stephen Jeffreys, Playwright Known for ‘The Libertine,’ Dies at 68

His 1994 play about a hedonistic 17th-century nobleman became a vehicle for Johnny Depp and John Malkovich.

Stephen Jeffreys, Playwright Known for ‘The Libertine,’ Dies at 68 2018/09/20 21:08

Books News: Man Booker Prize Shortlist Reflects Dark Times

The six books in the running for one of the world’s major literary awards includes a novel written in verse. Two American authors made the cut.

Books News: Man Booker Prize Shortlist Reflects Dark Times 2018/09/20 16:11

In Private Letters, Benedict Rebukes Critics of Pope Francis

Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus, rejected the idea of being part of a rival power center within the Vatican, as some conservative critics of Pope Francis have hoped.

In Private Letters, Benedict Rebukes Critics of Pope Francis 2018/09/20 09:50

Europe Edition: Your Thursday News Briefing: Brexit, Brett Kavanaugh, Kosovo

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Europe Edition: Your Thursday News Briefing: Brexit, Brett Kavanaugh, Kosovo 2018/09/20 06:31

Inside Italy’s Shadow Economy

Within a distressed labor market, thousands of low-paid home workers create luxury garments without contracts or insurance.

Inside Italy’s Shadow Economy 2018/09/20 06:00

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