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Caroline de Maigret De Beauvoir, Didion, Ernaux: the French style star on the essential women writers

New York’s Got Game Walk south on Sixth Avenue toward West Third Street at any time of the day or night and you’ll be hard-pressed not to see a basketball game in play. It’s a perpetual motion—has been for decades—throughout the city

Flipping the Hitchcock Script The author of a new book on Joan Harrison re-writes the filmmaker’s prolific history to highlight the woman driving his success

Bob Balaban “I pretend for a living. But in real life, I’m a reality junkie”: the actor recommends his favorite nonfiction books

The Leaning Towers of Deutsche The author of a new book exposes the widespread, historic corruption fueling the German bank’s downfall

Alexandra Fuller The African-born writer recommends books that depict the complex brutality of colonialism

It Takes One to Know One The author of a biography of Dave Brubeck on the jazz pianist’s little-known friendship with bebop sensation Charlie Parker