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So many goodies, so little time. Which shows should
I be listening to, where to start, and how many chortling introductions can I take?

B&N It’s Not

The woman behind Once upon a Time in Hollywood’s costumes selects her favorite L.A. bookstore

Christy Turlington Burns

Chooses the books that inspire her in activism and motherhood

Hilary Knight’s Sketchbook

In the Nue

Green is the New Picasso

A slew of new exhibitions add urgency to the plight of the planet

He Re-Shoots, He Scores

Russian filmmakers splice sports history to play along with Putin

Thanks, but No Thanks

Rejection letters you might have missed

The Kids Are Alright

Electric Conductor

How Carlos Kleiber’s opera rehearsals influence the director of The French Connection

Matilda the Musical

Will That Be All?

An exhibition re-creates the atmosphere of a Pompeiian banquet—just before the volcano erupted

La Vie en Rose

The Internet of Things


Britain’s new prime minister wrote a comic novel with racy language and racial slights

Librarian Chic

In September, Prestel will publish a new edition of German photographer Candida Höfer’s Libraries, featuring striking images from literary spaces across the world

A Home Called Raffles

One hotel for the ages

Brunello Cucinelli

Selects three books that ask the big questions

Randall Poster’s Midsummer Playlist: Nino Rota, Irma Thomas, and More …

Ed Sorel’s Sketchbook

Woodstock at 50

Woman of the West

Murder, They Wrote

Victoria’s Angel