Sean Penn on rebuilding Haiti

The actor Sean Penn spent a year in Port-au-Prince after the earthquake hit. Now he and the country’s prime minister are asking Silicon Valley to help

On the love trampoline

In ‘Country Girl’, Edna O’Brien describes a life of parties, Proustian prose and difficulties in balancing obligations with needs

Rebels with a cause

Steven J Ross’s ‘Hollywood Left and Right’ shows the power of movie stars to influence American politics