Deborah Weisgall

Deborah Weisgall has written about music, visual arts, and architecture for many publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, Esquire, and The Wall Street Journal. She has also written a memoir, A Joyful Noise (Grove/Atlantic), about her father and grandfather and their music, and two novels, including The World Before Her (Houghton Mifflin). Follow her on twitter @deborahweisgall

The dangerous state of Zionism invites us to cherish the diaspora as Jewish cultural and religious homeland. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Once controversial, Metropolitan Opera broadcasts for movie-theater audiences have become a gateway for new (and returning) fans. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture


Trent Bell Photography / The Lewitt Estate / Artists Rights Society

The Colby College Museum of Art reopens, ready to share its $100 million gift and quietly bold vision. Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

The secret subversiveness of Louisa May Alcott's Little Women Read more