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Beyond Bison Burgers: Around Yellowstone, The National Mammal Is Local Cuisine

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 6:00am

Bison sliders, bison bratwurst, hot-off-the-grill bison ribeye — around Jackson, Wyo., it's not hard to find this shaggy beast's meat on menus. (Don't worry: It's all farm-raised.)

'The Hatred Of Poetry' Feels Personal

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 6:00am

Novelist Ben Lerner takes on poetry in his new book, an academic dissection of the ways we love and hate that ancient art. But sometimes he seems like he's talking about his own thinly-veiled hatred.

'From Afar' Draws You In By Holding You At Arm's Length

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 3:31pm

A relationship drama with societal implications marks a striking debut for first-time writer director Lorenzo Vigas. Like the film's leading man, he'll draw you in by holding you at a slight remove.

Copycake: When Food Art Ideas Get Swiped

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:53am

Caitlin Freeman made a name for herself selling modern art-inspired pastries at the SFMOMA. The museum's cafe just reopened with a new caterer — whose desserts look suspiciously familiar.

Actress, Victims Advocate Theresa Saldana Dies At 61

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 10:14am

Saldana was in films such as Raging Bull. In 1982, she was stabbed 10 times by an obsessed fan. She survived the attack and later helped start support groups for other victims of violent crimes.

'Infomocracy' Is A Sci-Fi Thriller With Election-Year Chills

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 9:00am

Malka Older's new book takes place at the end of the 21st century, in a future where the game of politics has become more streamlined — but infinitely more complex and terrifying.

'They May Not Mean To' Is A Wry, Warm Look At The Indignities Of Aging

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 6:00am

Cathleen Schine's new novel stars that literary rarity: a functional family. But matriarch Joy is struggling; her husband is ailing and her worried children don't like seeing their parents' decline.

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