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7 Takeaways From Mary Trump’s Book About Her Uncle Donald

Growing up Trump wasn’t easy. There were feuds, grudges and spanking with a wooden spoon. Now, there’s the burden of the name.

All in the Family Dynamics: Donald Trump’s Niece on the President’s Clan

In “Too Much and Never Enough,” Mary L. Trump says her uncle is turning this country “into a macro version of my malignantly dysfunctional family.”

‘Far Side’ Cartoonist Gary Larson Shares First New Work in 25 Years

In a note on his website, Mr. Larson thanked a clogged pen for pushing him to create digital cartoons on a tablet. “I’m just exploring, experimenting, and trying stuff,” he said. “New Stuff.”

In Charlie Kaufman’s Novel, a Comic Hero Is Haunted by a Lost Film

“Antkind,” Kaufman’s hallucinogenic debut novel, features the madcap effort to reconstruct a masterpiece of outsider cinema.

Colin Jost Knows What He Has: ‘A Very Punchable Face’

In a new memoir, the “Saturday Night Live” star and Weekend Update anchor contemplates a life and career that are still in flux.

Prominent Artists and Writers Warn of an ‘Intolerant Climate’

An open letter published by Harper’s, signed by luminaries including Margaret Atwood and Wynton Marsalis, argued for openness to “opposing views.” The debate began immediately.

Henry Martin, Wry New Yorker Cartoonist, Is Dead at 94

He defined his artistic mission as finding humor in the mundane and everyday — and he found it for 35 years.

What Is Your True ‘Character’? And Who’s to Judge It?

Marjorie Garber’s new book prods at the cloud of confusion surrounding the word — its philosophical roots, literary history, political uses and inadvertent comedy.

MacDowell Colony Drops the Word ‘Colony,’ Citing ‘Oppressive Overtones’

The artists’ retreat, founded in 1907, has hosted the likes of James Baldwin, Leonard Bernstein and Audre Lorde, among others.

Mary Trump’s Book Accuses the President of Embracing ‘Cheating as a Way of Life’

The president’s niece, Mary L. Trump, is the first to break ranks with the family and release a tell-all memoir.

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