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Celebrities for Sale
How much is fame worth these days?
El Bulli's Star Chef Ferran Adria Goes Out on Top
Ferran Adrià is closing his gastronomic temple, El Bulli, to the dismay of Foodies.
The Galliano Dossier
Fashion’s enfant terrible is about to have his day in court. What made him snap?
Letters to the Editor
Summer slip-ons, a great picnic wagon, and the chicest surfboard on the beach.
Scandal Wives: Dressed for Distress
Huma Abedin is quiet about her husband’s scandals—but says much with her wardrobe.
How the West Was Taught
Long before charter schools, two young women braved poverty and snowstorms to teach in the Rockies.
Mommy, Am I Really Bipolar?
Hundreds of thousands of children in the U.S. have been wrongly diagnosed. And the results can be tragic.
Chronicling the Caliphate
The Ottoman Empire’s greatest travel writer captured a peak moment in Islamic civilization.
A Fragile Island Eden
The Galápagos Islands will soon face tourism restrictions—go while you still can.
Oscar Hijuelos Reflects on Cuba's Capital, Havana
Oscar Hijuelos returns to the Cuban capital and finds a family of strangers.
Lea T.'s Runway Revolution
Brazil’s hottest new model is tall, dark, and glamorous. She’s also a he. Meet high fashion’s newest gender-bending muse.
India's Greatest Painter Dies
Maqbool Fida Husain celebrated India in all its exuberant complexity.
Resurrecting Moleskine Notebooks
How an iconic notebook was rescued from obscurity and became a global phenomenon.
Lebanon’s New Locavores
Middle Eastern diners used to shun “peasant food.” But slow, fresh, and rural are gaining ground thanks to Beirut’s trendy Tawlet.
My Life as an NBA Single Dad
Recently awarded full custody of my kids, I now know what winning really means.
Invasion of the Bodybuilders
Macho men are back with a vengeance—and they’re making the U.S.A. feel good again.
Mormons: How Faith Shapes Their Lives
How faith shapes the lives of individual Mormons.
Today’s Hotel Etiquette
Guests are on edge, management is scared: the new rules for an industry under siege.
Business Travel Poll: Men and Sex
It's the dirty secret about business travel. Many married men expect sex along with their room service, according to a NEWSWEEK poll. But will the Strauss-Kahn scandal change the rules of the game?
The Concert-Tour Economy
Bonnaroo kicks off the summer music season on June 9 in Manchester, Tenn. Here’s a breakdown of how the music business is faring in the recession.
The 10 Most Important Artists of Today
We're living in a great moment for art. NEWSWEEK critic Blake Gopnik chooses the creators who could be the next Leonardo, Rembrandt, or Picasso.
Mormons Take the Stage
The Book of Mormon once inspired persecution. Today it’s the inspiration behind a hit Broadway musical.
Anne Patchett's Book Bag
Here are five books I wish I were still reading.
Your Summer Shopping List
The season’s most fun picks, from party hat to plane ride.
Ann Curry on Googling Drunk
Ann Curry on why you should never Google drunk.
The Bobby Fischer I Knew
It was the chess match of the century. Harry Benson, author of a new book about the late, troubled champion, recalls his friend’s battle against Spassky.
Lionel Shriver: A Novelist of the Taboo
Novelist Lionel Shriver likes to tackle vexing subjects—sociopaths, U.S. health care. And her readers love her for it.
“I am a new-minted Conservative,” declares David Mamet, great American author and playwright, in his new book, The Secret Knowledge.
Glamping: Camping on the Ritz
Lavish five-star amenities—in the outdoors.