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Margaret Atwood The author of The Handmaid’s Tale is best known for her fiction, but she’s been a poet all her life. Here, she shares her favorites in the genre

Larger Than Life The British explorer takes readers to Okavango Delta in Botswana, the majestic African elephant’s favorite watering hole

November 3, 2020

A Mission from God Five years in the making, a limited-edition three-volume collection zeroes in on the magic of the Sistine Chapel

November 3, 2020

Social Exposures Camilla McGrath’s photographs of Jackie Kennedy, Mick Jagger, Carrie Fisher, Truman Capote, and others depict worlds colliding

(Box) Office Flop A lavish short film starring WeWork C.E.O. Adam Neumann’s infamous wife, Rebekah, was a harbinger of things to come

Music Man With his nasty temper and squalid lifestyle, Beethoven was not an easy genius. Writing from the perspective of his lover, an author explores the appeal

October 27, 2020

Meeting the Alien In which the author is thrilled when he hears director Tim Burton wants him for a big part in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Sour Grapes John Steinbeck’s biographer reveals the story of a friendship gone wrong when Joseph Campbell fell for Steinbeck’s wife Carol

October 20, 2020

Divorcing, Revisited Susan Taubes’s semi-autobiographical novel was published in 1969 to little acclaim. Its reissuing offers a chance to discover the cutting, long-forgotten gem

October 20, 2020

Good Sport Go for the game, stay for the crumpets: a new book surveys the storied, bucolic world of cricket

October 19, 2020

Bruce Wagner’s Woke Universe After his publisher balked at his use of a certain word, Hollywood’s master of satire posts his new novel online for free

Dark Words Why did Eleanor Roosevelt stand by the offensive term she used in her long-celebrated autobiography?

Hollywood Heartbreak In which the star of My Best Friend’s Wedding forgets a dinner with Joan Collins and loses a “giant” role, all while trying to revive his career

One for the Books Heywood Hill, among the world’s most revered bookshops, is launching a somewhat unique literary prize