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FATHER Figure • ALEX COOPER takes the Call Her Daddy podcast to new heights
Living Study • A storied Washington, DC, museum finds fresh purpose.
Life STYLED • Three new books collect bounteous beauty, from pop art to the automotive
SIX PACK • Novels and nonfiction scour the world outside and within
Brevity & Soul • Short story collections worth lingering over this fall
Paint the TOWN • “The coat is the picture,” John Singer Sargent once told a portrait sitter reluctant to don cashmere in the summer. At the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Fashioned by Sargent explores the artist’s focus on garments—and his penchant for styling his subjects himself. Here, an ode to the power and passion of vivid red
Marty Without THE MOB • Killers of the Flower Moon is part of a rich but often overlooked strain of Scorsese’s storied career
DARK Matter • Nodding to gothic horror and cyber dystopia, moody makeup brings a glamorous edge to existential concerns
Chef’s MENU • DANIEL BOULUD shares his go-to spots in NYC as his namesake restaurant turns 30
Viva L’ITALIA! • From her kaftans to her wallpaper, designer J.J. MARTIN lives a life in Milan of glorious maximalism
SLOANE STEPHENS Wants to Give Back • HOW THE U.S. OPEN CHAMP’S FOUNDATION IS PAYING IT FORWARD.
Long Day’s JOURNEY • Sure, geniuses should be allowed to make endless films. But what’s everybody else’s excuse?
SWAMP Things • Ron DeSantis won’t hesitate to race Trump to the bottom. Take it from a native Floridian
Inside the HIVE
Bad Bunny’s Year of Rest and Relaxation • BENITO ANTONIO MARTÍNEZ OCASIO SWEARS HE’S TAKING A BREATHER FROM ULTRA-MEGA GLOBAL SUPERSTARDOM TO ENJOY LIFE IN PUERTO RICO AND SOME DOWNTIME WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND. JUST DON’T ASK HIM ABOUT THE ALBUM HE’S ABOUT TO RELEASE
THE LAST DESCENT • Though the world wouldn’t catch on until disaster struck, a tight-knit community of seafarers, explorers, and bold submariners worried for years that Stockton Rush’s OceanGate implosion was all but guaranteed. SUSAN CASEY, author of The Under world, reveals the hardest truths about the Titan.
ESTATE of PLAY • Like so many vestiges of imperial pasts, the great country houses of England are having a reckoning. James Reginato reports from the echoey drawing rooms and boxwood mazes on how the baronets, earls, and countesses are grappling with history
FUTURE TENSE • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE MAY BE HUMANITY’S MOST INGENIOUS INVENTION, UNLOCKING NOVEL FORMS OF CREATIVITY, ART, AND MEDICINE. DEPENDING ON WHOM YOU ASK, IT MIGHT ALSO WIPE OUT ALL MANKIND
NEW DIRECTIONS • NIA DaCOSTA, DIRECTOR AND COWRITER OF THE MARVELS, IS LESS CONCERNED ABOUT THE BARRIERS SHE’S BROKEN THAN THE WORLDS SHE’LL TAKE ON NEXT
The Life of the Party • Your FAVORITE RAPPER’S FAVORITE BILLIONAIRE loves nothing more than to have a few hundred of his famous friends over to his Hamptons estate. How did a sports-licensing CEO from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, become this generation’s Gatsby?
WAR OF THE WORLDS • The US military is pivoting its training operations from the anti-guerrilla tactics used in Afghanistan and Iraq to plans for a full-on, dug-in, nuclear-armed confrontation with an...