What was behind Ethel Rosenberg’s fateful decision to stand by her traitor husband?
Charming watercolors catalogue a century of American fruits and nuts
The writer’s granddaughter is cashing in on her last name, endorsing new authors’ books for a fee
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?
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
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
The historian and author of On Juneteenth recommends the best books to read about the state where it all went down: Texas
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
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
Long-hidden memos between Jimmy Carter and his most trusted confidant, Charlie Kirbo, shine new light on the former president
London’s Savoy hotel welcomed glamorous Hollywood actors, top-brass politicians, and its fair share of intrigue. Who was behind it all?
Buckingham Palace’s royal garden, home to the Queen’s famed garden parties as well as thousands of species of flower and tree, is ready for its close-up
What to read this week, from the latest in Henry Porter’s captivating Paul Samson series to books revisiting the pandemic’s early days and the myth of the Alamo
Brendan Bracken, founder of the Financial Times and friend of Churchill’s, faked a premature-aging condition to satisfy his taste for being caned by teenage boys