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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

Two Lovers Sylvia Plath’s biographer uncovers the poems her husband, Ted Hughes, wrote for her after her tragic death

Walter Isaacson on Taking the Cure Plus, Christopher Buckley on Trump’s parting words and part two of our conversation with David Sedaris

Pawn Star It’s sexy. It’s smart. The Queen’s Gambit gets chess (and the game’s inherent sexism) just about right

Léna in Paris With the publication of a self-help book that is outselling classics, millennial influencer Léna Mahfouf casts herself as a French girl next door

A Day in the Life On the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ breakup, early photographs capture the band on the cusp of fame

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