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Changing His Tune Noël Coward was many things—a playwright, an actor, a filmmaker. The editor of a new collection of his writings explores another one of his talents

October 28, 2021

The Godfather of The Godfather How Mario Puzo turned his gambling addiction and fruitful imagination into the best Mob story of all time

Dior Dreaming Accompanying an exhibition on Christian Dior at New York’s Brooklyn Museum, an elegant volume spans the many iterations of the French fashion house

When Trump Trumps Logic Books on Donald Trump’s narcissism, by Michael Wolff, and financial misdeeds, by David Cay Johnston, sound a familiar alarm. Will people listen?

Faulty-Hearts Club How Baby Fae, the 1980s infant who survived for several days with a baboon heart, paved the way for innovative new approaches to organ donation

October 20, 2021

Around the World with Oscar Wilde Following in Wilde’s footsteps, from his birthplace of Dublin to the Peloponnese, the American Midwest, and the prison he spent the better part of two years in

He’s More than Logan Roy In his new memoir, Brian Cox recounts his journey from growing up poor in Scotland to ruling Succession

Petty Clash The left-leaning Paul Samuelson and right-leaning Milton Friedman went to their graves disagreeing with each other over economics

October 13, 2021

Amor Towles The A Gentleman in Moscow author shares the American classics he read while preparing to write his latest novel, The Lincoln Highway

October 13, 2021

Swans Along Fifth Avenue A new book feeds our continuing fascination with Truman Capote—and the society beauties he loved and hated

A Walk on the Wild Side Eight questions with Susan Orlean, the writer portrayed by Meryl Streep in Adaptation, whose new book explores our interactions with animals

We’ll Always Have Paris Photographs highlight the city’s boutiques, studios, and ateliers that have withstood the test of time

David Sedaris’s Diary America’s comedian in England reveals more than 10 years’ worth of his inner thoughts

October 7, 2021

Bourdain Confidential The longtime Parts Unknown producer remembers his off-screen moments with Anthony Bourdain

October 7, 2021

Follow Your Nose The hunt for the world’s most expensive ingredient has led to surprising new places—but Big Truffle doesn’t want the word to get out

October 7, 2021