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Gilded Chalet

Hemingway’s Swiss getaway

DP discovers a hidden gem, the understated Gstaad hotel where the author penned A Farewell to Arms.

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Santa Baby

DP’s Holiday Gift Guide

For the naughty and the nice on your list.

Alejandra Compoverdi, author of First Gen: A Memoir
Books we love

Should I go to Harvard?

In this excerpt from her moving memoir, a first-generation Mexican American explains how accepting admission to the country’s most elite academic institution wasn’t a simple “Yes.”

Book Club

What to Read Now

A British bookshop asked renowned writers for their recommendations.

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Don't Call Me Home

Growing up as the daughter of a Warhol superstar.

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Lily Bart’s Hat Shop

What if the most tragic women characters in 19th century fiction did not end up quite as their authors imagined?

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An Appetite for Blooms

Why flowers are delicious—but lotus eaters give flower gourmands a bad name.

Gardening

Soil: A Love Story

How dirt under our nails brings joy to our hearts.

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Excerpt: A Small Affair
by Flora Collins

Wanted: Dead or Alive

Architecture

Lyford Cay Follies and the Brilliance of Henry Melich

Take gobs of money, eccentric heiresses unfettered by the limitations of society’s conventions, and what do you get? Some of the most fantastical homes in the world.

Photo of a text message that says I'm sorry.
Manners

Sorry Sorry Sorry

Sometimes, alas, an apology is called for. Even among the best people.

Milla Jovovich. Photo: Chris Floyd
Photography

Picture Perfect

Legendary British photographer Chris Floyd has photographed everyone from Paul McCartney to Anthony Bourdain to Cate Blanchett. And he has stories, too.

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