Early Life isn’t Everything

To the Editors: I appreciated Simon Callow’s insightful and engaging review of Life Isn’t Everything, the oral history and biographical portrait of my brother, Mike Nichols. I was saddened, however, to see our mother, Brigitte, dismissed with the single word “nightmarish,” and I will attempt in this letter to relate some information that might allow a fuller and kinder understanding of her.


Pandemic Journal, March 17–22

Dispatches on the coronavirus outbreak from Madeleine Schwartz in Brooklyn, Anne Enright in Dublin, ...

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Pandemic Journal

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