Joe Biden chooses Brian Deese as top economic advisor

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe biden has chosen Brian Deese, former adviser to Barack Obama, to be the director of the National Economic Council, according to sources familiar with the matter. In his new post, which does not require confirmation from the Senate, Mr Deese will play a leading role in …

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“Summer” review: State of the Union

Ali smith had long hoped to write a series of novels named for the seasons. When the Scottish author pitched the idea to her UK publisher in 2015, she envisioned a series of poetic meditations on time and nature. She planned to give herself four months for each book (she …

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