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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

May 23, 2017

The Critic’s Notebook

The works of an iconic gallerist, a rough revision of Revolutionary history, & more from the world of culture.

May 17, 2017

The Critic’s Notebook

Profiles preserved in metal, Emily Dickinson from every angle, & more from the world of culture.

May 09, 2017

The Critic’s Notebook

Buckley's presidential pals, the art-filled streets of Venice, & more from the world of culture.

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