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Letting It Loose On the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main St., and the legendary tour that followed, the unlikely story of how a rock ’n’ roll masterpiece came to be

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Mama Mia! Here They Go Again Forty years after their unofficial split, Abba is attempting a comeback with a live-concert tour featuring avatars of the band’s younger selves

Talk of the Town The team behind Normal People returns with Sally Rooney’s literary debut, Conversations with Friends

A Frenchman with a Cause The French writer achieved fame early with his piercing autobiographies. Now, he stars in a stage adaptation of one of them

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At Zabar’s, the Lox is Still Fresh A family story—plus recipes—help explain why the Upper West Side Jewish deli is more successful today than it has ever been

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School for Scandal A new book excavates the enduring mystery surrounding the death of Stanford University founder Jane Stanford

A Legacy of Spies The case of the Russian spy Robert Hanssen has been called the “worst intelligence disaster in U.S. history.” Many years on, the risk of espionage is just as high

Murder, They Wrote Actresses and other deceptive women dominate this month’s new thrillers. Plus, a look back at a true original: Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple

Up Close with Alison Oliver For her first on-screen role, the Irish actress is cast in Conversations with Friends

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My Favorite Things Nicole Berrie launched the wellness platform Bonberi as a way to connect her journalism background with a love for delicious, healthful eating. With a new book coming out this week, she reveals the items that have her immediate attention

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It’s Complicated Single middle-aged women of means have been known to rely on matchmakers. But with men in short supply, one high-end fixer-upper is turning to lowlifes

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