America’s most highbrow—and low-key—film festival turns 50
John le Carré was always obsessed with controlling his narrative. Following the publication of a tell-all by one of his mistresses, the spy novelist is once again seeking to set the record straight—this time, from the grave
Will we ever have another like the Welsh writer extraordinaire who managed to write as beautifully on Che Guevara as she did on the virtues of sneezing?
The irreplaceable publisher Sonny Mehta, who died on December 30, possessed the rare ability to unite style and sincerity
A rare look inside Eton, Britain’s most respected (and reviled) boarding school
A letter from Hong Kong
One hotel for the ages