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Fiction: Imagining the Unhappy Life of Stan Laurel

HEBy John Connolly456 pp. Quercus. $26.99. There is nothing surprising anymore about a sad clown. So many melancholy...

Nonfiction: Berenice Abbott: She Was a Camera

It’s funny that such a strong personality devoted her career to creating what she saw as an egoless,...

This Is School in America Now

Advertisement Time after time, a report comes of another everyday nightmare at an American school, and with it,...

This Is School in America Now

Advertisement Time after time, a report comes of another everyday nightmare at an American school, and with it,...

Sean Combs Is Revealed as Buyer of Kerry James Marshall Painting

Ever since the sale at Sotheby’s on Wednesday night of “Past Times,” a monumental painting by Kerry James...

Dorothea Rockburne’s Ephemeral Art and Enduring Legacy

Ms. Rockburne earned a scholarship at 16 to the Montreal Museum School. As she approached graduation, her two...

Fiction: The Mysterious ‘Parking Lot Attendant’ at the Center of a Web of Intrigue

Tamirat has an excellent eye for the minor detail that becomes important in retrospect. Of Ayale, the narrator...

Trust: ‘Trust’ Season 1, Episode 6 Recap: A Dead Body Focuses the Mind

With Gail’s news, however, Getty learns that his instincts have not betrayed him. Instantly, his ego is restored...

Playlist: The Playlist: Willie Nelson Is Still Standing, and 10 More New Songs

Advertisement Willie Nelson, 84, released a new album on Friday titled “Last Man Standing.”CreditRick Diamond/Getty Images for Essential...

Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Is Cautiously Optimistic About Trump’s Talks With Kim

Photo Trevor Noah begrudgingly gave President Trump credit for opening up a line of communication with North Korea’s...