A critic's notebook on sparkle and spectacle. An Atlantic Edition, featuring long-form journalism by Atlantic writers, drawn from contemporary articles or classic storytelling from the magazine's 165-year archive.A collection of essays on musicians, celebrities, and aesthetic movements and moments that, taken together, characterize the often used, yet widely misunderstood term diva. With keen insight and genuine enthusiasm, On Divas offers readers an original understanding of an age-old phenomenon by drawing together figures as diverse as Beyonc , Bj rk, and Donald Trump.
About the Author
Spencer Kornhaber is a staff writer at The Atlantic, where he covers music and popular culture. Prior to joining The Atlantic as an editor in 2011, he wrote for Spin, The A.V. Club, and OC Weekly. In 2019, he won the Excellence in Column Writing Award from NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists.