In this excerpt from the introduction to a new edition of Saul Steinberg’s 1960 book, “The Labyrinth,” the novelist celebrates the artist as a “twirler of nonverbal non sequiturs.”
Visuals: A ‘Lyricist of the Metal…
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Now that my son can read, I want him to seek out books about more than just winning things and getting easy laughs. Why does that seem hard?
Children’s Books: Beyond Battles, Boogers and Pranks
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Sales of novels may be flagging, but nonfiction sales — fed by a seemingly endless stream of political books — are robust.
Inside the List: Why Aren’t People Buying Much Fiction These Days?
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The sharp rhetoric at the APEC conference came as President Trump prepared to meet with the Chinese leader at the Group of 20 summit meeting in Argentina amid a trade war.
Xi and Pence Stake Out Trade Positions in Dueling…
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While India is undergoing tremendous change, caste discrimination is still a force. Those who rebel against are often met with unchecked brutality.
‘Tell Everyone We Scalped You!’ How Caste Still Rules in India
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A bucolic corner of Hong Kong attracts bird-watchers and bicyclists eager to escape the crowds. But the area is increasingly attractive to developers.
Hong Kong Dispatch: A Rural Patch of Hong Kong Where Rare Birds Sing and…
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The French house has created a line for both men and women that marks the passing of time in the most spare and elegant way.
Source: Home & Garden
T Magazine: A Perfectly Simple Hermès Watch That’s Simply Perfect
Also, the Knicks lost in New Orleans after fading in the fourth quarter, and Sue Bird joined the Nuggets’ front office.
Nets 115, Wizards 104: N.B.A.: Nets Register First Victory Since Caris LeVert’s Ugly Injury
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In an essay, Ken Dryden contends that Gary Bettman needs to look beyond the N.H.L’s legal victory last week if he truly cares how he is perceived years from now.
Essay: A Concussion Lawsuit Has Been Settled. A Commissioner’s…
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The Big Three — Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr. — will be joined by Joey Logano in Sunday’s championship field.
Nascar Has Its Final Four Set to Go at Homestead-Miami Speedway
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After a vote (and a century of research), the standard measure for mass is redefined, and the long reign of Le Grand K is ended.
The Kilogram is Dead. Long Live the Kilogram!
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A biologist and writer who dared to challenge Soviet pseudoscience, he was declared insane, confined to an institution and stripped of his citizenship.
Zhores Medvedev, 93, Dissident Scientist Who Felt Moscow’s Boot, Is…
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The president made the announcement while leading a Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House.
Trump Says He’ll Nominate Andrew Wheeler to Head the E.P.A.
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