A new volume unites the work of two greats: the photographer Peter Lindbergh and the couturier Azzedine Alaïa
The story of Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie’s greatest detective, goes well beyond Christie’s own
Coming of age in the Roaring Twenties, the heirs to the Guinness-beer fortune favored dance and drink over careers and philanthropy
As cultural workers have had their livelihoods crushed by the pandemic, the New Deal’s arts projects are suddenly relevant again
Citroëns, Corvettes, and a bright-blue Fiat 500 get their due in a new book collecting the coolest classic cars
The pioneering photographer Anna Atkins is not nearly as well known as her contemporaries, such as Henry Fox Talbot. Her work reveals photography’s transition from science to art
Books to read this week, including fresh looks at Norman Jewison and Stephen Hawking, and an enlightened guide to parenting
The story of Helene Hanff, the Bridget Jones of the postwar literary set, whose uproarious 84, Charing Cross Road has never been out of print
John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, was the picture of calm during meetings with J.F.K. ahead of his journey. His archives reveal a human side
Marsel van Oosten’s photographs offer a tantalizingly close-up look at the world’s rarest wildlife
Studies show Black patients react better to having Black doctors. So why is our whole medical system geared toward white doctors?
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
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
London’s Savoy hotel welcomed glamorous Hollywood actors, top-brass politicians, and its fair share of intrigue. Who was behind it all?