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The latest releases, from novels to memoirs, history to poetry.


Exhibitions to see in New York and beyond.


Concerts, albums, and news from the music scene.

Recent editions of The Critic’s Notebook

Jan 10, 2017

The Critic’s Notebook

Watery depths on canvas, the charm of Rossini, and more from the world of culture.

Jan 04, 2017

The Critic’s Notebook

Decades of essays from Conrad Black, a Bernstein classic at Lincoln Center, and more from the world of culture.

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