Category: New York

How This Cop’s Dream About a Murder Reopened a Cold Case

 

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Michael Daly writes:

Forty-five years ago, a teenager was brutally raped and strangled in a quiet Queens community. But one cop never forgot her.

Video/ Books Through Bars Brings Literature to the Incarcerated

Video/ Books Through Bars Brings Literature to the Incarcerated | BK Stories.

The basement of Freebird Bookstore in Red Hook is home to Books Through Bars, an operation that links prisoners with books based on the genre or title they request. Often, prison libraries have limited, narrow selections, denying prisoners their basic need of information and stories. We hear from volunteers and the prisoners they serve.

Video/ An Evening of Madame Bovary with Lydia Davis | 92Y Readings

http://www.92Y.org/VPC – “To achieve a translation that matches [Flaubert’s] high standard is difficult, perhaps impossible,” writes Lydia Davis in the introduction to her new translation of Madame Bovary—the 20th into English, by her own count. Nevertheless, seven years after her translation of Proust’s Swann’s Way was met with universal celebration, Ms. Davis, also an acclaimed writer of fiction (her Collected Stories was published in 2009), returns to the Poetry Center to read from her rendering of Flaubert’s classic novel. Recorded October 4, 2010 at 92nd Street Y.

Video/ Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Shares Story Of Alleged Rape For 1st Time

Video/ Jeffrey Epstein Accuser Shares Story Of Alleged Rape For 1st Time | TODAY.

In a TODAY exclusive, Jennifer Araoz shares with Savannah Guthrie her chilling account of alleged sexual assault by billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, which she says happened when she was in high school. Araoz is not part of the Southern District of New York’s case against Epstein, who pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges.