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Hot Books for Cold Days

As the mercury plunges, you could pile on extra sweaters, huddle beneath an afghan, drink hot tea — or you could get lost in a book that will transport you to sunny, sweaty places. Image Maggie O’Farrell “It is the third month of the drought. For ten days now the …

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So You Want to Restore a Prewar Home?

Wood Flooring A new wood floor with a marquetry border was installed in the salon of an early 1900s townhouse on the Upper West Side.CreditDurston Saylor The most intricate parquet wood floors in prewar homes tend to be in areas that receive heavy foot traffic, like entryways and dining rooms, …

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DealBook Briefing: Report on Trade Talks Lifts Global Markets

Good Friday morning. Want this by email? Sign up here. A thaw in trade talks with China? The market sure hopes so A report from the WSJ on Thursday said that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had suggested ending some or all tariffs against China, lifting global stocks even after his …

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