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Critic’s Pick: Review: Taylor Mac’s ‘Gary’ Finds Hope and Humor on a Pile of Corpses

Apr 21, 2019 • 9:45 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

This comedic sequel to “Titus Andronicus” finds Nathan Lane and Kristine Nielsen cleaning up after a Shakespearean blood …

‘Curse of La Llorona’ Is No. 1 as Box Office Braces for More ‘Avengers’

Apr 21, 2019 • 2:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Fox’s faith-based “Breakthrough,” with Chrissy Metz as a mother who prays for her son’s seemingly impossible medical recovery, came in …

Critic’s Pick: Review: In ‘The Appointment,’ the Fetus Sings Out

Apr 21, 2019 • 12:44 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

This uncanny, phantasmagorical work from the Lightning Rod Special troupe is a musical cabaret about abortion. That’s …

5 Things About Your Book: An Undocumented Woman Struggles to Root Her Family in New York City

Apr 21, 2019 • 11:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Melissa Rivero’s debut novel, “The Affairs of the Falcóns,” features a family that, like hers did, emigrates to New York from …

Michael Jackson Biographers Face History, and the Mirror

Apr 21, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

After child molestation accusations of “Leaving Neverland,” books about the pop icon are already being rewritten. Who will have the last …

Critic’s Pick: Review: ‘Gentleman Jack’ Finds a Swaggering Woman in Want of a Wife

Apr 21, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Suranne Jones is a force of nature in a rollicking HBO period piece, created by Sally …

Nonfiction: That Man From Stratford

Apr 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

“What Blest Genius?,” by Andrew McConnell Stott, and “Shakespeare’s Library,” by Stuart Kells, explore different facets of the history and mysteries …

Nonfiction: A Former Marine Looks Back on Her Life in a Male-Dominated Military

Apr 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Anuradha Bhagwati’s forceful memoir, “Unbecoming,” tackles sexual harassment, discrimination and the possibilities for redress for American …

The Week in Books

Apr 21, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Robert Caro, Abby Wambach, the Mueller report and …

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Motown 60’ and ‘Book Club’

Apr 21, 2019 • 1:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

CBS airs a concert celebrating Motown Records. And catch “Book Club,” with Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton and Mary Steenburgen, on …

Books of The Times: The Mueller Report: A Thorny, Patriotic Addition to a Curious American Bookshelf

Apr 20, 2019 • 11:48 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Much of what’s in the report was already known, but our book critic says it still has “the power to shock and …

that decisive moment: Our Favorite Piano: The Week in Classical Music

Apr 20, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Efforts to convince friends to love the piano and George Crumb were among the …

Nonfiction: ‘When Brooklyn Was Queer’ Evokes the Borough’s Hidden History

Apr 20, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Hugh Ryan’s new account delves into colorful characters who frequented the area around the Brooklyn Navy Yard — a flourishing center of 19th-century …

Nonfiction: A Young Poet, a Mysterious Stranger and an El Salvador on the Brink of War

Apr 20, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Carolyn Forché’s “What You Have Heard Is True” recalls her 1970s journey in the company of a revolutionary who wants her to bear witness to his …

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads

Apr 20, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The soul of France. Disappearing glaciers. The most chaotic place on the internet. Bauhaus at 100. And …

carry on: What Andrew Bolton Can’t Travel Without

Apr 20, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The curator oversees the fashion exhibits that influence the annual Met Gala. He often travels internationally for research, and always carries a …

The Week in Arts: ‘Gentleman Jack,’ Bad Bunny and a Musical About Psychoanalysis

Apr 20, 2019 • 2:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

“Lady in the Dark,” a Weill-Gershwin-Hart theatrical collaboration from 1941, is revived at City Center by …

Nonfiction: Why Did We Fight the Iraq War?

Apr 19, 2019 • 5:07 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Michael J. Mazarr’s “Leap of Faith” argues that the tragedy was the result of a missionary impulse and wishful …

Podcast Review: Michael Lewis Enters the Podcasting Game With ‘Against the Rules’

Apr 19, 2019 • 4:24 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Lewis’s seven-part series examines our relationship to authority and to regulation — our mistrust of them and, in some cases, our full-throated …

City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts

Apr 19, 2019 • 3:40 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not …