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Arielle C. Frommer

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‘Exiles’ Review: An Immersive Mystery Novel Underwhelms

While mystery abounds in this sleepy village, most of the plot leaves the reader with more questions than answers, and the novel’s slow pace and vague conclusion yield a sense of faint dissatisfaction.

Arts Vanity: My Love-Hate Relationship with ‘A Game of Thrones’

Incoming Culture Exec Arielle C. Frommer will probably still be waiting for “The Winds of Winter” when you read this. Please feel free to reach out to her at, especially if you have updates about “Winds.” Please.

Beneath the Stars and Planets

Curiosity and skepticism for what really dwells in space are what initially captured my interest in astrophysics, and I decided then, at nine years old, that I could imagine a life studying astronomy.

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A view from the Observatory at dusk.

Mary Cassatt: Impressions of the World Away from Men

We can all learn to be bolder from Mary Cassatt's adventurous life and artistic experimentation, and we can appreciate the beauty of womanhood for its own sake through her sensitive depictions of the domestic sphere, which make her a stand-out figure within a radical group of artists.