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Pete Doherty’s Wasteland

Hard drugs, a spell in prison, and matching tattoos with Kate Moss—the Libertines singer’s new confessional memoir doesn’t miss a beat

Love in the Heavens, Love on Earth

Live from San Francisco, Bright Sheng’s spacey Dream of the Red Chamber

Beyond Face Value

20th-Century Picture Show

A new coffee-table book collects some of the last century’s most enduring photographs, shot by Norman Parkinson, Sebastião Salgado, Weegee, and others

A Collector’s Collector

The Spy Who Came In from the Boudoir

A new biography of John le Carré reveals a private life rich in shenanigans, including a long-standing mistress

Women Beware Women

Gillian Anderson and Lily James chew the scenery in All About Eve

High-Wire Act

The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven

Brecht and Weill’s swan song, The Seven Deadly Sins

Better by Design

Two thousand exhibitors set up shop for Salone del Mobile, Milan’s furniture fair to the stars

Every Tiara Has a Story

Breaking Bread

Forget hot dogs—this Memorial Day, it’s all about the bun, and the many other forms of bread artists from Dalí to Lichtenstein used as motifs in their work

Always in Fashion

A major retrospective highlights the many sides of famed photographer William Klein

There’s Something About Harry

Harry Styles is at the top of his game as musician, actor, and icon. And what’s not to love?

Is His Figure Less Than Greek?

Of Simon Russell Beale, London Assurance, and the joys of farce

A Weekend at Marchmont

On a recent spring day in the Scottish countryside, the newly restored estate of Rory McEwen hosted a tribute to the late, great British artist and folk singer

The Smile Opens Wide

Elsinore Revisited

A Cubist Hamlet from the Australian composer Brett Dean, with the original Glyndebourne cast

Take a Chance on Them

Forty years after their unofficial split, Abba is attempting a comeback with a live-concert tour featuring avatars of the band’s younger selves

A Frenchman with a Cause

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Mean Girls meets the Bard in an encore of Red Bull Theater’s Mac Beth

Paradise Regained

On the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ Exile on Main St., the unlikely story of how the greatest rock ’n’ roll album of all time came to be

For the Love of Roses

Today’s rose fanatics—and there are a lot of them—join a fan club that stretches from Sappho to Shakespeare to Empress Joséphine

Trump in Iambic Pentameter

Meet the British playwright who has turned modern-day American politics into a Shakespearean comedy