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Issue No. 71

The View from Here The fountain of age

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Diana’s Last Days Divorced from Prince Charles and estranged from the royal family, the Princess of Wales finds romance and an adoring public

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The Devil Sells Prada Vogue editor and socialite Lauren Santo Domingo had dreams of disrupting Net-a-Porter. But in fashion there’s fantasy, and then there’s cold reality

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Daddy Day Care If you have no concern for your personal safety and like the idea of your house looking like a shrink’s office, the author has the perfect roommate for you

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Pedaling Bad Behavior SoulCycle was always cultish. Now instructors are accused of having sex with clients, racism, and more

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Three-Ways, U.K.-Style

It’s Netflix/Palace vs. No. 10 for this week’s biggest ratings
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Did You Hear
About … ?
Stanley Kubrick’s unfulfilled dream, and more quirky news for these curious days

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Below the Salt A new book, Scoff, determines people’s social standing by the food they eat and when they eat it

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Small Talk
“Honey, can you move the candle away from Aunt Pat? I didn’t make her flame-retardant.”
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“At what point does outdoor dining become indoor dining?”

Lockdown with Larry David Cazzie David talks about her hilarious new book. Plus: Mark Ellwood on diva drama at Moda Operandi

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To the Hills

J. D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy spent nearly two years on The New York Times’s best-seller list and was hailed as a look at Appalachia’s lost generation. Now this caustic memoir is getting a screen adaptation from Netflix and the Oscar-winning director Ron Howard (A Beautiful Mind, The Da Vinci Code). Screenwriter Vanessa Taylor, who co-wrote the 2018 best-picture winner, The Shape of Water, has adapted the text. READ ON

Amy Adams plays a drug-addicted mother in Ron Howard’s Hillbilly Elegy, premiering on Netflix on November 24.

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Locked Out. But Perhaps LinkedIn Imagining how Ivanka, Eric, and Stephen Miller market themselves, post–White House

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What Lies Beneath … A town house collapses in Chelsea as the underground lairs of some of London’s wealthiest residents may be cracking under the pressure

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Tuned In With a little help from Gus Van Sant, Gucci makes fashion shows that are worth attending

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Small Talk
A smoking club for dads who lie to their kids about not smoking.

The Flames of Corruption A Romanian documentary might be the most explosive film of the year. And an Oscar front-runner

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Open Book

Better by Design Nearly 50 years after the publication of Louis Kahn’s monograph, a new edition presents the singular work of the architect in a fresh light

Dwight Garner The New York Times book critic is out with a collection of his favorite quotations. Here, three recommendations to whet our appetite

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This Is Not My Memoir

by André Gregory (with Todd London)
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The Last Assassin: The Hunt for the Killers of Julius Caesar

by Peter Stothard
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Small Talk
“You’re unhappy now? Just wait.”

Mademoiselle’s Literary Glam Girl Edie Locke encouraged Ralph Lauren and Donna Karan while publishing Truman Capote and John Updike

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Winter is coming: I love Paris when it drizzles.
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Issue No. 71
November 21, 2020
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Issue No. 71
November 21, 2020