For this month's Environmental Outlook: Ten years ago, Israel experienced a prolonged drought that forced the country to come up with a strategy to address water scarcity. What its experience could teach an increasingly water-starved planet.
New York Times staff writer James Barron tracks a Steinway concert grand piano from inception to stage, and tells the story of the family whose piano-making company peaked in 1905, enjoyed its golden years in the 1920s, and was sold in 1972.
- James Barron Staff reporter for "The New York Times."
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