Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By Philip Rucker and Robert Costa The Washington Post September 04, 2018 John Dowd was convinced that President Donald Trump would commit perjury if he talked to special counsel Robert Mueller. So on Jan. 27 the president’s then-personal attorney staged a practice session to make his point. In the White House residence, Dowd peppered Trump with questions about the Russia investigation, provoking stumbles, contradictions and lies until the president eventually lost his cool.‘‘This thing’s a goddamn hoax,’’ Trump erupted at the start of a 30-minute rant that finished with him saying, ‘‘I don’t really want to testify.’’ Advertisement The dramatic and previously untold scene is recounted in ‘‘Fear,’’ a forthcoming book by Bob Woodward that paints a harrowing portrait of the … [Read more...] about Bob Woodward describes ‘nervous breakdown’ of Trump’s executive branch in new book
Updated 9:31 am PDT, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 FILE - This June 11, 2012 file photo shows former Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward speaking during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate in Washington. Details are starting to come out from journalist Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book on President Donald Trump’s first 18 months in office. less FILE - This June 11, 2012 file photo shows former Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward speaking during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate in Washington. Details are starting to come out ... more Photo: Alex Brandon, AP This image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Fear: Trump in the White House," by Bob Woodward, available on Sept. 11. (Simon & Schuster via AP) This image released by Simon & Schuster shows "Fear: Trump in the White House," by Bob Woodward, available on Sept. 11. (Simon & … [Read more...] about Woodward book says Trump aide privately called him ‘idiot’
British character actor Bill Nighy is a reason to see almost any film. Like other great actors of long experience (Anthony Hopkins comes to mind, and Derek Jacobi), he can communicate volumes with a minute change in his facial expression. In the words of a Vulture writer and fellow Nighy fan, “We must delight in him every chance we get.” In Spanish filmmaker Isabel Coixet’s “The Bookshop,” which opens Friday (Aug. 31) at the Edina Cinema, Nighy is Edmund Brundish, a wealthy misanthrope and avid reader who lives alone in a fabulous house in a small, drop-dead scenic coastal town in England. He hates people so much he tears the back covers from paperbacks and jackets from hardcovers. Then he tosses them in the fire so he won’t have to see the authors’ photographs. Into his life, and the life of the town, comes a widow, Florence Green (Emily Mortimer), intent on opening a bookstore in a historic house that has sat vacant for years. What she … [Read more...] about ‘The Bookshop’ opens at the Edina; ‘Inspired by Books’ tours at Mia
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Old unwanted books have a chance to get a second life in Cecilia Levy's workshop. The Swedish artist has created her own type of art, the result of experimenting with paper throughout many years. She has been selected to showcase her art at the Homo Faber exhibition in Venice in September. Living it visited her workshop as well as a historic paper mill in the countryside, where some of her pieces of art are on display. Cecilia Levy, however, is not the only artist in the Swedish countryside who became well-known for her unique craft. Carina Sohl looks to preserve the fingerprint of nature on leather items, some of which have been created for limited edition dresses, phone cases and interior design elements, as her handcraft has been discovered by luxury fashion brands. She will also present her unique craft at the Homo Faber exhibition. Click on the video above to see how art can breath life into old books, and preserve the natural world on leather. Stay tuned for more videos about … [Read more...] about Saving old books and preserving nature by art