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The American democracy and dream are the building of castles in air. Whither goeth the one so goeth the other, these days up in smoke and the spout.
Unearthing the history of the ancient city-state.
A history of seven homes—now for rent on Airbnb.
An estimated one in ten Europeans is conceived in an Ikea bed.
Voices In Time
Housing the wives of the prophet.More
The ideal American house. More
Charts & Graphs
Building materials for fairy-tale homes.
Men are merriest when they are from home.
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By Emma Garman
In the summer of 1887, Henry James, Lord Alfred Douglas, and one of England’s most well-connected families converged upon the same weekend house party. More
Elena Ferrante is unwillingly unmasked.
A letter from Charlotte Brontë’s nom de plume.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning historian speaks with Lewis Lapham about her latest book, The Bully Pulpit.