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The North remembers that it used to be free. The other kingdoms could have remembered the same before they all voted “aye” for Bran the Broken.
In her memoir, “Under Red Skies: Three Generations of Life, Loss, and Hope in China,” Karoline Kan personalizes the great changes occurring in her country.
In “The Guarded Gate” Daniel Okrent explores the 1920s nativist and eugenicist movements that led to the 1924 law practically shutting down immigration to America.
The actor, who played Sansa Stark, discussed the end of “Game of Thrones,” the fan backlash and why Sansa’s resiliency owed nothing to her abusers.
“Game of Thrones” wrapped up on Sunday in an episode that included a variety of “Thrones” greatest hits as well as some head-scratching moments.
A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well.
Krumulus, a small bookstore in Germany, has everything a kid could want: parties, readings, concerts, plays, puppet shows, workshops and book clubs.
In his new book, “The Queen,” Josh Levin reveals that Linda Taylor was a scammer of epic proportions, a kidnapper and possibly even a murderer.
As expected, Season 8 delivered a few big surprises and a lot of dead bodies. Here’s look back at the major deaths, from most gut-wrenching to gratifying.
In “What I Stand On,” a two-volume boxed set, the Kentucky-based farmer, conservationist, pacifist and moral critic offers his fiery dissent about nearly every aspect of modern life.
Apple’s wireless earbuds have led to questions about personal tech as environmental scourge and punch line.
“Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” topped the Billboard list after the rapper’s debut novel, “Supermarket,” had become a best seller.
The 36-year-old filmmaker Mati Diop traces the genesis of her first feature, “Atlantics,” to her re-exploration of her identity.
Mr. Nozkowski rejected the grandiose Abstract Expressionism of his youth and created modest, colorful and self-contained abstract works with his own stamp.
Erica Schmidt’s raucously exuberant adaptation finds common cause between rebellious teenagers and bloody-minded Shakespeare.
The treasury secretary’s father, a New York art dealer, paid a record price last week for a work by a living artist. But for whom?
The Roundabout Theater Company production, directed by Trip Cullman, will begin previews in September and open in October.
With only one episode left, “Game of Thrones” won’t tie up every loose end. But there are still several major mysteries that need resolution.
Many had questions: That’s the person to lead the realm? Did the women of Westeros get shortchanged? And was that a water bottle under Samwell’s chair?
The festival is again being called out for its track record in rewarding female filmmakers, and for honoring an actor who admitted to having slapped women.
“Mac Beth” actors wear school uniforms, Julia Michaels is at Bowery Ballroom, and Honor Swinton Byrne appears in “The Souvenir.”
A documentary about a struggling high school wrestling team airs on PBS. And Celine Dion joins James Corden for karaoke in a new special.
“He Takes Her by the Hand and Leads Her Into the Castle, the Others Follow” is a long meditation on the themes of Shakespeare’s tragedy.
The Modernist master left his mark on generations, from Renzo Piano and Norman Foster to David Adjaye and Billie Tsien.
Despite an online campaign by fans to “Free Britney,” there remain more questions than answers about the pop star’s well-being. Here’s what we know.
A gift from the president of the museum’s board will allow it to be “more welcoming and more open,” the MOCA director said.
Shamel Pitts and Bobbi Jene Smith, veterans of Ohad Naharin’s company, showed their distinctive dance voices in New York performances.
Part of a texting scandal that rocked City Ballet, Mr. Ramasar, performing in his old, ebullient manner, seemed a little clueless.
In Dave Malloy’s ravishing new a cappella chamber musical, members of an addiction support group compare notes on getting lost in the web.
Depending on ticket sales, the R-rated musical fantasia about Elton John could have ripple effects for its star, its studio and the wider film industry.
Gillian Walsh’s latest work, with uncompromising slowness and repetition, distills the endlessness of the dancer’s quest.
The R-rated thriller was No. 1 in North America with $57 million in ticket sales, by far a series best. Two other new wide-release movies flopped.
We asked the director how the franchise’s greatest sequences came to be. His answers involved phrases like “theater of pain.”
In the 44th season finale, Rudd played Pete Buttigieg and DJ Khaled offered a tribute to Nipsey Hussle.
The arguments over HBO’s dark fantasy made it the signature show of an era when no one agrees on anything.
Ms. Kyo, whose dedication to her craft left Akira Kurosawa “speechless,” rose to fame during an extraordinarily creative period in Japanese filmmaking.
Behind the scenes of this year’s song contest, the usual political tensions between Israel and Palestinians played out.
The CBS comedy will finish the season as the most-viewed entertainment show in all of network television.
About 200 people squeezed into the lobby of the Whitney Museum of American Art in the ninth of a series of weekly gatherings that have become part of a prolonged public debate.
Plácido Domingo in zarzuela, an unplanned deficit at Tzadik and a young artists' gala were among the highlights.
Wesley Morris binges “Game of Thrones.” Olivia Wilde, the director. I.M. Pei dies. Thomas Harris speaks. The Gen X mess. And more.
The “Silence of the Lambs” author Thomas Harris, overshadowed by the cannibal he invented, has kept a low profile for over 40 years.
“Red Birds,” a new novel by the Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif, satirizes America’s never-ending military conflicts in the Middle East.
Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” is a revealing history of the trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868.
The polymathic artist revisits the making of her 1978 film “Quarry” on the eve of its screening at Anthology Film Archives.
The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy.
The Cannes Film Festival is also a marketplace where merchants flaunt movies that haven’t been made yet, in the hope of drawing media attention and buyers.
Tyler Cowen’s new book delivers a “love letter” to capitalism, a system he argues is better than all the rest.
Leah Hager Cohen’s novel “Strangers and Cousins” uses a vibrant, anarchic family wedding to explore the way change can be both celebrated and feared.
In his two World War II novels of the 1970s, Wouk — who died this week — brought psychological insight to genocide, its perpetrators and bystanders. Adelle Waldman explains.