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Gossip Girl Grows Up Gossip Girl creator Cecily von Ziegesar sets her sights on the parents of Cobble Hill, Brooklyn

November 25, 2020

A Symphony For Our Time Conceived by the conductor Marin Alsop with the imprimatur of Carnegie Hall, “Global Ode to Joy” collects clips by concert royalty around the world

November 25, 2020

New This Week Richard Preston reviews Numbers Don’t Lie, Vaclav Smil’s latest, which uses data to understand our world, and James McConnachie reviews Ed Caesar’s account of an unlikely ascent of Everest

November 25, 2020

Back to the 70s Bill Flanagan’s new novel is a music-inspired riff on time-travel classics. In an interview with the author, Tom Freston discusses going back in time—and the best age to do it

November 25, 2020

All That Glitters … With the coronavirus decimating book sales, Shakespeare and Company is launching a membership scheme inspired by the one that got the Paris shop through the Great Depression

November 25, 2020

Huniford At Home A new book collects the interiors of James Huniford, ranging from Connecticut barns to his own Tribeca loft

November 25, 2020

Old-School Cultural and racist stereotypes aside, films like Dangerous Minds suffer from a deeper flaw. Two professors turn to its predecessor, The Corn Is Green, for clues

November 24, 2020

Locked Out. But Perhaps LinkedIn Imagining how Ivanka, Eric, and Stephen Miller market themselves, post–White House

Dwight Garner The New York Times book critic is out with a collection of his favorite quotations. Here, three recommendations to whet our appetite

The Flames of Corruption A Romanian documentary might be the most explosive film of the year. And an Oscar front-runner

Daddy Day Care If you have no concern for your personal safety and like the idea of your house looking like a shrink’s office, the author has the perfect roommate for you

Life’s a Gas Step back from this mad month and see things at a remove with music from Annie Lennox, Amen Dunes, Rose Royce, the Moody Blues, and more

Better by Design Nearly 50 years after the publication of Louis Kahn’s monograph, a new edition presents the singular work of the architect in a fresh light

Lockdown with Larry David Cazzie David talks about her hilarious new book. Plus: Mark Ellwood on diva drama at Moda Operandi

New This Week Melanie Reid reviews playboy photographer David Bailey’s rollicking memoir, and new light is shed on the French Resistance in Patrick Marnham’s War in the Shadows, reviewed by Roger Boyes

November 18, 2020

Life After Boris Marina Wheeler on her new book, her broken marriage to Boris Johnson, and raising children who won’t speak to their father

November 18, 2020

Not Harry Potter, But It’ll Do Available online for free, The Ickabog, accompanied by whimsical illustrations from children around the world, brings joy to lockdown

November 18, 2020

A World Apart Never-before-published photographs by Steve McCurry bring faraway places and cultures into radiant focus

November 17, 2020