Joan Didion Awarded The National Humanities Medal

July 12, 2013 0

This Wednesday, President Obama welcomed the twenty-four recipients of this year’s National Medals for the Arts and National Humanities Medals. Among those honored included Herb Alpert, Tony Kushner, George Lucas, Jill Ker Conway, Marilynne Robinson, […]

Obama Reading a New Book “Netherland”

May 5, 2009 0

In an interview for the upcoming issue of the New York Times magazine, Obama said he’s grown tired of briefing books and has been spending his time reading “Netherland”, a Joseph O’Neill’s 2008 novel. “Netherland” […]