GRAPHIC STAR

Daniel Clowes, who created ‘Ghost World,’ is solitary by nature, but since what he calls ‘our horrible event,’ he’s ready to call any Trump enemy a friend.

Superficial

Amanda Filipacchi has written a novel about how we only pay lip service to the idea that beauty is skin deep. She talks about how we might break that habit and then blithely ignore what we preach.

Big Top

At Paris’ Cirque Phénix, the sequin-clad performers stun audiences, and seemingly defy nature, with high-flying thrills and breath-taking balancing tricks.