GAME OF THRONES “He’s in a very dangerous place,” says Kit Harington, whose Jon Snow (left) “has the White Walkers to deal with” on season three of this epic fantasy series (HBO, March 31). Another reason to tune in: The splendid Ciarán Hinds and sp Diana Rigg join the cast. Dian
HISTORY’S BEST HOAXES
In 1996, Taco Bell announced it had bought the Liberty Bell and renamed it the Taco Liberty Bell. The White House joined in, adding that the Lincoln Memorial had been sold and was now the Ford Lincoln Mercury Memorial.
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AFTER LIFE A AFT FTER LIFE In this fascinating novel, Kate Atkinson takes her English En ngl g ish herothrough ine, Ursula, thr hrough both world wars in a series of stop-andstart lives and “what if?” scenarios. It’s a pontour de force that pon onders memory and déjà vu—and puts history on a ve very r human scale.
1909 The British paper the Guardian ran a special report in 1977 on the republic of San Serriffe, an archipelago (Upper Caisse and Lower Caisse) shaped like a semicolon. Thousands of readers were duped. Go to parade.com /pranks for tricks you can try at home.
Honus Wagner card, considered the holy grail to many collectors
For true fans, there’s nothing like a pilgrimage to Cooperstown, N.Y. But Inside the Baseball Hall of Fame may be the next best thing: This beautiful new anthology features photos of nearly 200 artifacts from the game, including many that are rarely, if ever, on display. Take a peek at parade.com/baseball.
All your kids need to make these fun, last-minute Easter decorations is an old silk tie, scarf, or handkerchief (left) or some ready-to-melt crayons (right). Learn how at dashrecipes.com/fun.
PHOTOS, FROM TOP: HELEN SLOAN/HBO; COURTESY OF NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM AND SIMON & SCHUSTER INC, NY (3); PHILIP FICKS
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