A Grolier Club exhibition explores 500 years of women as scientists, midwives, writers, activists, undertakers and more.
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After decades of dogged (and still unfinished) efforts to chronicle every detail about Lyndon B. Johnson, the master biographer’s vast paper trail has found a permanent home.
Since its 1957 premiere, The New York Times has tracked the musical’s evolution, covering its casting, its politics and its role in the Cold War along the way.
The Brooklyn Historical Society acquires the deed giving 200 acres near Coney Island to Anthony van Salee, the first known person of Muslim origin to settle in America.
In a break from precedent, the dictionary company released an all-environmental shortlist including “climate action,” “climate denial” and “eco-anxiety.”
The newly acquired items include rarities like eight letters written by Woolf’s husband and sister shortly after she disappeared and committed suicide.
This year’s winners include Alison Krauss, Jon Voight, James Patterson and the musicians of the United States military.
A museum in Haworth, England, paid $777,000 for one of Charlotte Brontë’s matchbox-size books she wrote when she was a teenager.
A roving exhibition, now on view in Manhattan, looks back on capitalism and its “artifacts” from an imaginary future after the system has disappeared.