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Today’s news May 27

Gift Guide

Artist edition books

Art | Finders Keepers

Artist edition books

A disregard for design formula unites a collector and his advisor in a spirited quest to create a visually sumptuous private library. Marina Cashdan reports. Portrait by Aaron Wojack

Madrid

Destinations | The Smooth Guide

Madrid

Five years ago, Spain’s capital was laid low. Today it’s another story, says Paul Richardson, as chefs and retailers play with global influences – and contemporary culture suffuses historic spaces with electric new life