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Paige Bowers

Paige Bowers is a journalist and the author of two biographies about bold, barrier-breaking women in history.

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Ode to Françoise

Songbird edition, featuring Francoise Hardy and the artist who formerly played Tina. But, you know, other stuff too...

Ode to Françoise
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The Eagle with Two Heads

When I was in France recently, I picked up a vintage movie poster of Jean Cocteau's 1946 film "Belle et la Bete" (Beauty and the Beast), which I first saw with a friend when I was in high school. I remember marveling at the special effects

The Eagle with Two Heads
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"Is it too much to ask?"

Speaking your mind, minding your manners, and other odds and ends.

"Is it too much to ask?"
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The Sea Cure

A slower pace, a conversation with Rosa Jackson, and a beautiful bookbinding atelier in Old Nice.

The Sea Cure
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The Riviera

“Her bathing suit was pulled off her shoulders and her back, a ruddy, orange brown, set off by a string of creamy pearls, shone in the sun. Her face was hard and lovely and pitiful.” -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Riviera
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Gerald and Sara

A golden couple heads for France, where wonders and wildness abound. Meet the Murphys.

Gerald and Sara
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MUTHA Knows Best

Hope Smith does it all, plus imagining your own startup and tons of facts about CEOs.

MUTHA Knows Best
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Ripley

Hot priest goes creepy on us, the delights of Dutch art, and...pantry moths.

Ripley
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Music and Mind

When you need someone to sing at presidential inaugurations, royal birthdays, Nobel Prize ceremonies, Super Bowls, or other special events, acclaimed soprano Renee Fleming is your go-to diva. The five-time Grammy-winner's singing repertoire includes more than 50 of opera's greatest roles, jazz standards, folk songs, show

Music and Mind
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Scientific Method

On this week's eclipse, historical interpretations of this phenomenon, old bones, and word wars.

Scientific Method