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The Original Jet-Setter: The World of Pan Am

A jumbo-sized design book explores why, long after the company's demise, its blue globe is still considered a pop culture icon.

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Book Review: Vogue Editor Joan Juliet Buck's The Price of Illusion

Buck had Oh What A Life! Or so it seemed.

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Reading George Saunders With the Stars

The audiobook of Saunders’s first novel brings together friends, family, and A-list actors.

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The Gods Within Us: Yuval Noah Harari's Homo Deus

The book predicts a future in which tech elevates humans to deities.

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Alexandra Wolfe’s Anthropology of Silicon Valley

The writer and author goes inside the tech world of coders, billionaires, and striking it rich.

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Departures 100: 2017’s Best Books List

Our curated book recommendations for the year ahead.

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The Real Modigliani

For Marc Restellini, authenticating the works of the modernist Italian master is a matter of life and death.

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Retracing Hemingway's Road Trip Through Northern Italy

At work on a book on Ernest Hemingway’s late years in Italy, Andrea Di Robilant was given a photo of the writer’s royal blue Buick convertible....

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Ballet of the Beast: The Bolshoi

A new book examines the Russian ballet company's history of violence.

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A Life in Laughter: A New Biography of Joan Rivers

Last Girl Before Freeway traces Rivers's turbulent path to megabuck success in showbiz and fashion.