Starting a book club with my family during cancer helped

First person is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Do you have a story? See our guide at By Rachel Wada “What’s new?” “Nothing.” “How are the kids?” “Good.” If you’re like me, that’s how your conversations have been for the past couple of years, even as the flu and lockdowns and winter … Read more

Madame Bovary sues the film ‘I am not Madame Bovary’

A blockbuster that chronicled a rural Chinese woman’s struggle against injustice has sparked a legal challenge of its own. Expressing outrage, 60-year-old Pan Jinlian from China’s Guangdong province sued the director of “I Am Not Madame Bovary,” a film known in Chinese as “I Am Not Pan Jinlian.” In the 2016 satirical film directed by … Read more