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The Most Enticing Man Smells, According to Romance Novels
4 minute read
A photograph of images from the Picture Collection’s Handshaking folder by Taryn Simon, featured in the exhibition “The Color of a Flea’s Eye.”
The Incredible Past and Pivotal Future of the New York Public Library Picture Collection
4 minute read
A drawing of a woman looking into a mirror near a window.
This New Platform Makes Fiction Pulled From Real-News Headlines
2 minute read
The red cover of the book Smellosophy.
Historian Ann-Sophie Barwich on Why Smell Remains the Most Mysterious Sense
5 minute read
The covers of four new books on the climate crisis.
Four New Must-Reads on the Climate Crisis
5 minute read
A note card on a desk with a pen, carafe, and sprig of herbs.
These Elegant, Easy-to-Customize Note Cards Add an Artful Touch to Letter Writing
1 minute read
Illustration of a tree with leaves next to a tree without leaves
The Natural World, in Book Form
2 minute read
The Gentlewoman magazine featuring Margaret Atwood, on a red background next to a centimeter ruler.
This Mini Magazine Celebrates a Decade of The Gentlewoman
1 minute read
A forest in winter, with snow in evergreen branches and bushes.
Jon Mooallem’s Walking Podcast: Like Receiving a Butt-Dial From a Nature-Loving Friend
2 minute read
Two astronaut gloves touching on a grey background.
Understanding the Sensations of the Skin
2 minute read
Four book covers from titles about the climate crisis on a white background
A New Digital Book Club Explores the Beauty and Fragility of Our Planet
2 minute read
The cover of the book Hearing the Cloud.
What the Internet Sounds Like: A Playlist
3 minute read
Rebecca Solnit and Brit Marling.
You Won’t Want to Miss These Virtual Talks and Book Readings
2 minute read
An orange and white handout from Black Mountain College.
Black Mountain College Is About to Come to a Screen Near You
2 minute read
Ted Gioia in front of a large window.
Jazz Critic and Historian Ted Gioia’s “Subversive Songs” Playlist
3 minute read
The Earth on a black background
What We’re Reading on the Internet Archive
1 minute read
author and environmental anthropologist Gina Rae La Cerva
Environmental Anthropologist and “Feasting Wild” Author Gina Rae La Cerva’s Media Diet
6 minute read
The book cover for Fanny Singer's Always Home.
Fanny Singer’s Ode to Her Legendary Mother, Chez Panisse’s Alice Waters
7 minute read
A black and white illustration of plants by Katie Holten.
Emergence Magazine Is at the Top of Our Reading List
2 minute read
Four images arranged in a grid depicting a man in a suit, the words "Less than Zero" in red on a black background, an address, and a picture of an outdoor courtyard
Benjamin Critton on Modernist Homes in Popular Films
4 minute read
A set of five New York Times Magazines fanned out across a white table.
David Marchese’s New York Times Magazine Talk Column Should Be Required Reading
1 minute read
Two copies of Offscreen magazine featuring a woman with black glasses on the front cover.
Editor and Publisher Kai Brach’s Inspiringly Minimalist Media Intake
4 minute read