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A Punk-Rock Path to Inner Peace

Feb 22, 2019 • 10:00 AM ET Culture The Nation  

Joe Bucciero Buzzcocks’ first two seminal albums, recently reissued, offer something besides anarchy. The post A Punk-Rock Path to Inner Peace …

Nonfiction: The Series of Historical Mistakes That Led to Trump

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Michael Tomasky’s “If We Can Keep It” recounts the political and cultural back story to our current, destabilized …

Fiction: Their Romance Dissolved. So the Heroines of This Novel Seek Their Roots.

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The title characters of Amy Feltman’s “Willa & Hesper” find solace from their breakup in the rabbit holes of their European Jewish …

Otherworldly: Sublime New Fantasy Fiction

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

An epic debut, poems as sharp as blood-tinged spindles, a stand-alone novel narrated by a god: There’s something for everyone …

Essay: Joan Castleman, Meet Glenn Close. What Happens When a Book’s Character Comes to Life.

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

“The first time I saw ‘The Wife’ I felt as if I were watching a home movie I hadn’t known …

Children’s Books: Y.A. Thrillers That Put Teenagers to the Test

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

An emotionless world where feelings are a commodity. A murderer pursuing a homecoming queen. And more, in novels from Karen M. McManus, E.K. Johnston, …

The Shortlist: Hitler Had Food Tasters, Anne Frank Lived and Maud Baum Wanted to Be Heard

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Three new historical novels reimagine the lives of real …

Sotheby’s to Expand New York Headquarters

Feb 22, 2019 • 5:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

The designer Shohei Shigematsu is leading the redesign and expansion of the auction houses’s space on the Upper East Side of New …

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Has Some Advice for Jussie Smollett

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:54 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

When Noah heard that Smollett had allegedly faked a hate crime in order to score a raise, he suggested a more traditional form of …

Peter Martins Left City Ballet a Year Ago. But He’s Not Entirely Gone.

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Mr. Martins, who faced allegations of abuse, retains the right to make casting changes and to show up backstage, which has upset some company …

What to See in New York City This Spring

Feb 22, 2019 • 4:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

Broadway, Wagner’s “Ring,” the opening of the Shed: what our critics and writers are looking forward to this …

Theater Review: A Great One-Man Show Is Rare. Three at Once Is Remarkable.

Feb 22, 2019 • 1:29 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

They don’t come along very often, but right now there are three outstanding solo productions at European …

What’s on TV Friday: ‘American Masters: Charley Pride’ and ‘Chef’s Table’

Feb 22, 2019 • 1:00 AM ET Culture The New York Times  

A documentary about the country singer Charley Pride airs on PBS. And “Chef’s Table” returns on …

Public Theater Sues Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel, Alleging Trademark Violation

Feb 21, 2019 • 11:17 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The lawsuit claims that by introducing entertainment like musical performances and theater, the Public hotel on the Lower East Side is sowing …

Review: One Cheer for ‘We Are the Tigers’

Feb 21, 2019 • 8:00 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

High schoolers, jump scares and songs are a tantalizing mix. But Preston Max Allen’s meandering show squanders a promising …

How Much Watching Time Do You Have This Weekend?

Feb 21, 2019 • 7:25 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The Oscars, the Economy and great show to watch if you’re tired of “This Is …

Editors’ Choice: 10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Feb 21, 2019 • 6:16 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York …

critic’s pick: A Victory for the Civil War ‘Cyclorama’

Feb 21, 2019 • 5:38 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

A colossal painting, once claimed to depict a Confederate victory, has carried an evolving meaning. Now, a spectacular restoration at the Atlanta …

Sentiments on Social Media Evolve With Jussie Smollett News

Feb 21, 2019 • 5:35 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The outpouring of warmth that greeted Mr. Smollett’s reports of a racist, homophobic assault is changing as the story …

R. Kelly Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Two More Women

Feb 21, 2019 • 5:31 PM ET Culture The New York Times  

The women, who had not come forward publicly before, gave accounts of being invited to a hotel room by the singer in 1995 or 1996, when they were …