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Andrea di Robilant on the muse who sparked the author’s late creative burst.

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Christopher Bonanos captures the story behind the man and his photographs.

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Benjamin Carter Hett shows how Hitler preyed on fears and defeated ineffectual politicians.

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Andrew Lawler delves into what happened to 115 early American settlers.

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Joyce Lee Malcolm strives to understand the personality and times of America’s first traitor.

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Daniel de Visé captures the personal and professional struggles of a cycling standout.

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John Domini recounts how women battled Mafia clans at great personal risk.

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Caroline Weber profiles three women who epitomized Belle Epoque celebrity.

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Alan Lightman argues that if you don’t unplug sometimes, you will lose yourself.

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