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

Playing with Fyre The bizarre, ongoing story of Billy McFarland, the mastermind behind the music-festival fiasco who started a podcast behind bars

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

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

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

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

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

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

Do You Believe in Magic? A new book argues that some of the most astonishing findings in social science are little more than smoke and mirrors

March 31, 2021

One Part Instinct, Two Parts Grit Sharon Stone discusses sexism in Hollywood, the plastic surgery she didn’t agree to, and a near fistfight with Basic Instinct co-star Michael Douglas

March 31, 2021

Post-Nature Eight Questions with Nathaniel Rich, the novelist and author of Losing Earth, whose new book contemplates a return to the world we’ve ruined

Off the Wall The photographer Horst A. Friedrichs celebrates the magic of independent booksellers and the volumes on their shelves, from the Strand to Shakespeare and Company

Re-writing History Antony Beevor is trading the page for the screen, joining forces with Ridley Scott for a wide-ranging series on W.W. II’s final year

March 24, 2021

Notes from Under the Sheets Tracing the pre–Crime and Punishment love affair of Dostoevsky and Polina Suslova, a young, dazzling Russian radical

March 24, 2021

Frankenthaler and Me Searching for Helen Frankenthaler gets personal for an author whose past is intertwined with that of the great American artist

March 24, 2021

Said and Done Edward Said managed to popularize the idea of a Palestinian state in the Reagan years. His biographer reveals the charm behind the chutzpah

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