REVIEW: New book, costume magic make ‘Cinderella’ sing

REVIEW: New book, costume magic make ‘Cinderella’ sing the story of “Cinderella” was probably the best thing that could have happened to Rodgers and Hammerstein’s princess. In the Broadway touring production, which stopped at the Orpheum Theatre Thursday night, the new Cinderella isn’t a … Full story here

Book Review: The New Pakistani Middle Class by Ammara Maqsood has a rising middle class, now a critical segment of the country’s population, exhibiting great variation in its political, social and even economic positioning. There is, however, lack of sound socio-scientific research and literature … Full story here

Fstoppers Book Review: ‘New York Waterways’ a Londoner, New York strikes me as a similarly quintessential city. How then, in this most photographed of places, can a photobook surprise you? Skyscrapers arc their way heavenward, creating a mirrored urban canyonland, screaming wealth. People, lots … Full story here

Dawn of the New Everything, book review: VR, and decisions that cast long shadows of the New Everything: A Journey through Virtual Reality • By Jaron Lanier • Bodley Head • 351 pages • ISBN: 978-1-847-92352-3 • £20 During his promotional tour for Dawn of the New Everything: A Journey through Virtual Reality, Jaron Lanier … Full story here

Creating a Reading List for a New Literary Moment, the people of the The New York Times Book Review, who consider thousands of books each year, wanted to highlight the wave of women writers taking literature in new and interesting directions. The critics distilled what they were seeing into … Full story here

‘The Female Persuasion’ review: LI native Meg Wolitzer’s new book is a witty feminist novel about women and mentorship FEMALE PERSUASION, by Meg Wolitzer. Riverhead, 456 pp., $28. For those who have been eagerly awaiting Meg Wolitzer’s 10th adult novel, “The Female Persuasion,” the fun starts as early as the dedication page — which lists eight female literary … Full story here

Book review: Lloyd Weber is over the top in new memoir Lloyd Webber is never afraid to go big, so it’s not surprising that the word “mega” pops up often in his new memoir, “Unmasked.” Gillian Lynne, the choreographer of Lloyd Webber’s planetary hit “Cats,” is said to have done a “mega … Full story here


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