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Modern Look A major show at the Met displays the work of the “New Women” who embraced photography in the first half of the 20th century

June 24, 2021

The In-Between Nearly three minutes elapsed between the time an explosion destroyed the Challenger space shuttle’s fuel tank and the death of its crew members. What happened?

June 24, 2021

Short List Books to read this week, including an investigation into Juul’s sketchy marketing, a look at history’s most photogenic presidents, and an Everest memoir

June 23, 2021

Family Drama Writ Large (and Glamorous) Nancy Mitford’s The Pursuit of Love gets a fresh spin, this time starring Dominic West and Lily James

June 23, 2021

Bad Romance Lisa Taddeo’s Three Women brought readers inside the bedrooms of a trio of American women. Female sexuality is also the theme of her new novel, Animal

Classical Music’s Underdog The 24-year-old violinist Randall Goosby has shot to fame on an instrument he named “LeBron”

Annette Gordon-Reed The historian and author of On Juneteenth recommends the best books to read about the state where it all went down: Texas

Cheer Up! Still finding yourself snared in despair? Slip loose with these tracks from Barbra Streisand, Charles Trenet, Lena Horne, Eydie Gormé, and more

Espresso à Go-Go! Our retrofitted Piaggio Apé brings AIR MAIL and java to you

The Little-Known Genius Behind Midnight Cowboy and Coming Home Jerome Hellman was at the vanguard of Hollywood’s 1970s creative rebellion

In Good Company Jean Pigozzi’s candid snapshots pay tribute to the men who have influenced him most, from Steve Jobs to Gianni Agnelli, Mick Jagger, and his own father

Christina Quarles The L.A.-based artist’s dreamy, colorful work breaks down complex subjects of gender, race, and identity

Louisa May Alcott’s Little Cis Women Imagine what might happen if the wokerati decide to retitle other great books, plays, and movies

Vaxxed and Waxed and Looking for Trouble From New York to L.A., it seems everyone’s making mischief. Or scandal

Opera Pick of the Week The Opéra de Paris comes back to life with The Satin Slipper, Marc-André Dalbavie’s epic of thwarted desire

June 18, 2021

Short List Books to read this week, from a history of extinct countries to fresh looks at Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood and New York City’s most eccentric street names

June 16, 2021

Aide-Mémoire Long-hidden memos between Jimmy Carter and his most trusted confidant, Charlie Kirbo, shine new light on the former president

June 16, 2021