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books Think of Hello NY: An Illustrated Love Letter to the Five Boroughs by Julia Rothman as a self-help book for the part of you that's jaded about the city.

Coming next month from Jo Nesbø, The Son, a standalone mystery novel (not featuring his series character Harry Hole) that may be his strongest to date. Mr. Nesbø will talk with Salon's Laura Miller at powerHouse Arena on May 12, $10.

Capital in the Twenty-First Century by French economist Thomas Piketty is a major work on the subject of income inequality.

music We're listening with pleasure to Sharon Corr's new album The Same Sun — she sounds great and the album has a plaintive Dusty Springfield feel mixed with a little Jann Arden. Ms. Corr will perform a benefit concert for Housing Works on May 5, 8pm at the bookstore, $20 general admission.

theater Martin McDonagh and Daniel Radcliffe is a combustible mix of playwright and actor, darkness and sunshine—and that works to great effect in the production of The Cripple of Inishmaan at the Cort, now in previews.

food Support restaurants that have fair labor practices during the NYC High Road Restaurant Week, April 23-30, with Danny Meyer and Tom Colicchio eateries prominently in the mix.

movie It sounds like a Christopher Guest movie but The Final Member, opening tomorrow, is the true story of one man's quest to round out his male genitalia museum, located in an Icelandic village, with what might be considered the museum's best in show.

photography Opening April 30 at Foley Gallery, 97 Allen [Delancey/Broome] 212.244.9081, is Lauren Henkin's five-year study of Central Park. No matter how well you know the park, The Park shows you new ways of seeing an old friend, and that is meant as the highest praise.


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