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When Jay Neugeboren published Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Survival, a book about his brother’s lifelong struggle with mental illness, telling the story in an honest and accurate way was at the forefront of his thoughts. In a recent essay in the New

There’s a fascinating story by Corey Kilgannon in today’s issue of The New York Times. It follows the exploits of the Ryders Alley Trencher-fed Society, or R.A.T.S., a group of dog owners who take their pets to downtown Manhattan to hunt and kill rats: “The dogs raced toward a pile of trash bags in the middle of the alley,…

In a post this morning over at The Lively Morgue, a look back at May 15, 1979 as two young kids set off from Brooklyn Heights across a freshly painted Brooklyn Bridge. Walking hand-in-hand, the pair is en route to Manhattan on a day when, as the caption reads, “sunshine was just triumphing over hazy fog.”

(Photograph: Neal Boenzi/The New York

Turns out M.I.A. is still throwing an Internet tantrum in response to the profile written by New York Times reporter Lynn Hirschberg, published last week. Perhaps her reaction is justified. I’m honestly not 100% sure, because I barely paid attention when the drama erupted. But on the heels of “Born Free,” her controversial-video-for-the-sake-of-controversy, my tolerance for her is waning.…