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Where Art and Terror Collide Meet the alleged money-laundering, sanctions-evading Lebanese collector with a penchant for expensive art, blood diamonds, and, possibly, Hezbollah

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The War That Never Ended Fifty years after the last American troops left, Vietnam is thriving. The U.S., meanwhile, is still dealing with the aftermath—unconsciously or not

Blood on the Green Felt An accusation of cheating in a high-stakes game of poker has led to allegations of sexism, criminal gangs, and mysterious vibrating devices

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My Favorite Things Whether she’s styling artist Alex Katz or curating exhibitions for Roman and Williams’ Guild Gallery, Akari Endo-Gaut’s singular sensibility can be seen far and wide. Here, the Japanese creative director shares her exquisite essentials

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The Not-So-Nice Saint Nelson Mandela was South Africa’s savior. His private life was another story

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The Final Countdown In an interview, the historian Evan Thomas discusses how Russian spies, Harry Truman’s denial, and an immunity to writer’s block played into his new book, on the last days of W.W. II

Eminently Ridiculous In her book Edison’s Ghosts, Katie Spalding explores the untold stories of history’s greatest geniuses, from Leonardo da Vinci to Albert Einstein

Lucky Dogs, Helen Schulman’s latest novel, gets at Harvey Weinstein the rapist and gaslighter, and the system that abetted him

Lee Friedlander, Framed Collaborating with the cinematic photographer, the filmmaker Joel Coen is staging shows of Friedlander’s work on both coasts

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Air Supply

The Alfresco Aficionado As the season of backyard entertaining begins, consider these choice items designed for gracious hosting and dining outdoors

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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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