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In Praise Of The Naked Grape
Why we should love natural wines.
A Wedge Of Heaven
A New York family goes to Costa Rica for some world-class pampering.
James Franco's Favorite Mistake
Tristan and Isolde: the film set from hell.
What Obama Can Learn from LBJ
The latest volume of Robert Caro’s biography charts LBJ's transformation into a leader who wielded ruthless power. By David Frum.
Aerosmith's frontman Steven Tyler shares his favorite mistake: blowing money on clothes in the early days and dressing a little bit like a lady (thanks to Janis Joplin).
Dr Phil’s Ties to Diet Book He Touts
The popular daytime TV host hawks his son’s diet books on his show. Inside the McGraws’ cozy clan. By Pat Wingert and Aram Roston.
It’s Not a Tumor!
The psychology behind cyberchondria.
All Eyes on Amadou and Mariam
Mali’s magic couple.
The Constancy of Manchester
Howard Jacobson on an old mill town with a touch of ‘comic pessimism.’
Pigeon Pie, Anyone?
‘Game of Thrones’ is jumping on the cookbook bandwagon, and Regina Schrambling says ‘A Feast of Ice and Fire’ is almost scholarly.
The Magic of Coachella
This year, it’s so nice you’ll see it twice.
When a Writer Draws a Blank
Dan Ephron says Israeli author Etgar Keret turns a dry spell into gold in his latest short story collection.
Turkey’s government is playing hardball to repatriate archeological treasures.
‘The Lady’ and Me
The actress reveals how her portrayal of the Burmese revolutionary changed her life.
One Final Hit
The literary agent Bill Clegg, who rose to the top only to get addicted to crack, recounts a relapse in his new memoir, 'Ninety Days.'
Why Humans Hate
Religion. Sports. War. In 'The Social Conquest of Earth,' the biologist E.O. Wilson says fighting for a group is what makes us human.
Can Tiger Get Over Himself?
We’ll learn at the Masters whether Woods is really back.
John Grisham's $6 Million Blunder
In Newsweek's 'My Favorite Mistake' segment, the author of the upcoming 'Calico Joe' talks about giving away first editions of 'A Time to Kill.'
Caravaning To Byzantium
A new Met show takes on the fertile intersection of Islam and Roman Christianity.
Wilson’s War ‘Sociobiology’
Profile of Edward O. Wilson
Teaching An Old Drug New Tricks
How many miracle meds are really out there?
The Rise of Big-Game Hunting
From Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump Jr., the rich have heeded the call of the wild and fallen for big-game hunting.
Tea Time with Hitler
Andrew Nagorski's 'Hitlerland' is the story of the Americans who cavorted with the Nazis. Reviewed by Christopher Dickey.
The Closeted Columnist
“The Columnist”—a poignant tale of a powerful journalist long forgotten.
My Kool Acid test
LSD is freedom, SSRIs are security. A former addict’s trip down memory lane.
Mad Men’s Inglorious Past
Did they really smoke that much? A Newsweek secretary-turned-Washington correspondent says the on-screen sexism, drinking, and smoking capture the office culture of the early ’60s.
A Brand Called Damien Hirst
Damien Hirst repackages Warhol for our times and sells himself. By Blake Gopnik.
One Too Many
Vodka, gin, shaken, or stirred: The “Mad Men” generation ruled the world—even after a four- martini lunch.
How Obama Caved On Israel
The president sacrificed his ideals and misplayed his hand. How Bibi got the better of Barack. By Peter Beinart.
Fading From the Frame
It is 2 a.m. and I am alone in the dark with her again.
The City: Karachi
Kamila Shamsie on a wondrous and terrifying metropolis.
Nina Jacobson's 'Hunger' Gamble
After Disney gave her the pink slip, she got her revenge. Now she sits on a $1 billion franchise.
Rachel Maddow’s Favorite Mistake
Rachel Maddow on being outed—by her college newspaper.
The Evolution of Kiefer
With ‘24’ and a bad-boy past behind him, Sutherland is finally at peace.
A Nation of Willy Lomans
With a stellar cast and economic struggles ripped from today’s headlines, Mike Nichols’s revival of ‘Death of a Salesman’ is Broadway’s hottest ticket.
Aretha Franklin's Favorite Mistake
Aretha Franklin on why choosing her inauguration headwear is her favorite mistake.
Scandal's New Heroines
This trio is keeping politicians’ secrets—and breaking ground at the same time.
You may not like it, but Maria Shriver is giving Ahhnold a second chance.
The Power of Evita
Patriot and feminist, beloved and despised. Elena Roger takes on the polarizing First Lady of Argentina in a new Broadway revival.
Beirut's Transformative Power
Ahlem Mosteghanemi on a Lebanese city of passion—and books.
Sarah Palin's Revenge
She rose fast, flamed out—then got mad. David Frum on HBO's 'Game Change'—and how Sarah Palin stirred a revolt against Obama's America.
The Mogul Strikes Back
Harvey Weinstein was an unstoppable hit maker with hundreds of Oscar nominations under his belt. Then it looked as if he'd blown it. Peggy Noonan on how he bulldozed his way back to the top.
The Most Dangerous Publisher
Barney Rosset, the man who brought Miller's 'Tropic of Cancer' to America, died on Tuesday. Here is Louisa Thomas’s profile from 2008.
How pregnancy transforms the brain.
Go to Vieques, Get Off Grid
Brand-new ultramodern hideaways in the Caribbean are catering to the eco-friendly elite.
Bridge: The Favorite Game of America's High Rollers
The private passion of America’s high rollers.
The New Science of Feelings
Is your emotional style getting you down? Research finds the neural basis of your responses to life-and how you can change them.
The Last Indochinese City
Lawrence Osborne reflects on Cambodia’s haunted and sensual capital.
The Young Putin
The story of the once and future ruler of Russia.
Disney's $250 Million Folly
‘John Carter’ may be the next ‘Waterworld.’
No Arabs Allowed
Jerusalem’s favorite football team has hiring policies reminiscent of Apartheid and Jim Crow.
Shahs and the City
They’re rich, Persian, and getting their own show. Meet the cast trying to change how Americans think about Iranians.
Wolfgang Puck's Favorite Mistake
Wolfgang Puck on getting drunk off a botched birthday cake.
Why Fans Hate WAGs Like Gisele
Losing streaks, bungled plays, men off their game. The athletes fumble—and the wives are blamed.
The Smartest Guy in the Room
A look into the rise of a card-counting mastermind by the name of Dr. Edward Thorp.
Carlos Saldanha on reconnecting with the hidden quarter of his youth.