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Come Together

Self-isolate with Boccaccio

Where the Wild Things Were

Identity Crisis

While the younger of Pieter Bruegel the Elder’s two sons struck out on his own, the older struggled to break free from his father’s shadow

The Picture of Doris Duke

The Oracle of Austin

Looking Ahead: A Post-Crisis Novel

Essential Reading

On running a bookstore in lockdown

My Father, the S.S. Officer

Girlhood

Murder, They Wrote

Jonathan Galassi

From Dante to Natalia Ginzburg, the publisher and poet celebrates the glorious literary history of a hurting country

The Godfather of Russia

Head in the Clouds

How Charlie Mackesy accidentally wrote a best-seller and became a social-media sensation in his 50s

How the West Was Won

Dog Days

Triumph of the Willing

On the 75th anniversary of Hitler’s defeat, what can William Shirer’s epic history, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, teach us about today?

Pool Party!

A new book captures the enduring allure of swimming pools

Found in Translation

How did a now forgotten masterpiece of American literature become so beloved by Italians?

Murder, They Wrote

All Quiet in the Forager’s Wood

A new book of photographs takes you mushroom hunting with the great American composer John Cage

Three’s Company

Bad Apples

Books for Spring!