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Neon Dion The Bronx’s doo-wop prince is also a soulful rock ’n’ roller whose catalogue is as deep as it is vast

Bon Voyage! A new book collects the best of airport style, from an impossibly bouncy-haired Dolly Parton to Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin

Has Hunter Biden Written the Season’s Best Book? It’s up for debate—as is the best way to drop the lockdown weight, and what exactly makes someone the new It Girl

The Sex Queen of Paris Madame Claude schooled high-priced prostitutes for clients such as J.F.K. and Onassis. Now she gets the Netflix treatment

Opera Pick of the Week Munich’s Bavarian State Opera streams Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, starring American mezzo-soprano Samantha Hankey

April 9, 2021

Collecting Intelligence The author and friend of John le Carré’s, whose radio tribute to the espionage writer is out now, traces the arc of le Carré through his most memorable books

April 7, 2021

Splendor in the Grass The story of how Central Park and its beating heart, the bucolic Sheep Meadow, came to be

April 7, 2021

Notes from Underground Harriet Tubman left behind no written history of her life, but her stories—of the Underground Railroad and the allies she made along the way—live on

April 7, 2021

Revisionist History Churchill gets a bad rap for the 1943 Tehran conference, where Roosevelt and Stalin won out. Looking back, the Old Lion might have been right all along

April 7, 2021

Demián Bichir The Mexican actor’s roles have ranged from Fidel Castro to one of Tarantino’s “Hateful Eight.” A trio of new films cements him as a master of variety

Dial M for Mail If Alfred Hitchcock contained multitudes, his films contained infinitudes in the eyes of his viewers, who wrote him too many letters to count

Border Crossing Alejandro Iñárritu, the Mexican filmmaker behind the Academy Award–winning Birdman and The Revenant, is bringing the immigrant experience to V.R.

Dogs—They’re Just Like Us! Before quarantine puppies, there were Magnum dogs, photogenic canines immortalized alongside their owners by Philippe Halsman, Inge Morath, and others

Are You Savvier than a 16-Year-Old? More than five million fans follow Sissy Sheridan. What does she know that you don’t? Plus: the great Lego caper, and more

Curtain Going Up! (Please?) Veteran British theater producer Sonia Friedman reveals what a post-pandemic West End will look like

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