Book Review: ‘Midnight in Washington’ by Adam Schiff

Schiff’s short stories about his Republican colleagues on the Intelligence Committee are lively, albeit strictly one-sided. Disclosure of conversations and text messages, he portrays them as reasonably well-meaning actors at the start of Trump’s term before becoming infantrymen for the White House. These are names that only the most determined political followers will recognize — …

In the Age of Shooters Adam Wainwright Is a Jug

Adam Wainwright is having fun as expected from a 40-year-old pitcher during a renaissance season. More importantly, six months ago, she decided to have fun at spring training, when her schedule might bother her. For three consecutive starts, St. Louis Cardinals loyal right-hand man Wainwright found himself facing off against the same rivals, the Houston …

Adam Chanler-Berat from ‘Gossip Girl’, A Millennial Voice on Demand

“I think I’m exaggerating a bit what the author meant, but there’s a bit of it that talks about gossip as an evolutionary tool to connect people.” Actor Adam Chanler-Berat interprets the best-selling book by Israeli author Yuval Noah Harari.Sapiens: A Brief History of Humanity(2011) On a bench near the entrance to Greenpoint’s Transmitter Park, …

Book Review: ‘The State Has to Provide’ by Adam Harris

THE STATE MUST PROVIDEWhy Colleges in America Aren’t Always Equal – and How to Do It Rightby Adam Harris There’s an old saying, “The blacker the college, the sweeter the knowledge.” And lately appointments From Howard University’s Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates, it can be heard with renewed vigor. But looking at the history of …

Olympic Climbing Latest Updates: Adam Ondra Isn’t Doing Well

TOKYO — In sport climbing’s first appearance at the Olympics, the men’s final is underway, and the man considered the world’s best climber ranks sixth after two of the three disciplines. Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic has climbed the toughest outdoor climbing routes ever attempted around the world. Indoors, on mock barriers and hatches, …