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‘Art Of The Con’ Paints Revealing Picture Of Scammed Collectors

There is something irresistible about that point where art and crime intersect: the money, the egos, the jet-set country club types — not to mention all the talk about provenance and brush strokes and craquelure.

July 19, 2015
The Wright Brothers

Book Review: David McCullough’s ‘The Wright Brothers’ Takes Flight

David McCullough’s new book on the brothers brings them into sharper focus, and their story — one of thoughtful study, rigorous scientific experimentation and calm persistence, founded on sober Midwestern values — is worth knowing.

June 7, 2015

Weekend Reader: ‘On The Move: A Life’

Oliver Sacks’s latest book is a memoir of his own unmoored youth: On the Move covers the setbacks, detours, and flashes of discovery of young Sacks.

June 7, 2015