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This Week's Edition
The Persistence of Levity
The early novels of Nancy Mitford reveal a wit in the making.
The Baroness of Bebop
Hannah Rothschild on the trail of her elusive, bohemian relative. By Liesl Schillinger.
Because It Is Bitter
How bitters became the cocktail flavor of the moment.
How the world’s most beautiful woman helped invent GPS, Wi-Fi, and a homing torpedo.
Jeffrey Eugenides talks about his new novel, 'The Marriage Plot,' its parallels with his own life, and sexual politics.