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The Metropolitan Museum at a Hundred and Fifty

The museum is our Home Depot of the soul. It has just about whatever you want, and it has a lot of it.

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‘Betye Saar‘s ‘Mystic Chart for an Unemployed Sorceress,‘ ‘by Patricia Spears Jones

Poetry by Patricia Spears Jones: ‘Each cold // Day warns me that my rsum is unworthy.‘

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The Art of Building the Impossible

The carpenter behind some of New York‘s most elaborate-and expensive-homes.

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Cartoon Caption Contest

Submit your caption.

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2020 as a Newborn

A year of lost sleep and emotional interruption.

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Biden‘s Covid-19 Mission

As Donald Trump continues to find new ways to make things worse, Joe Biden is preparing to take immediate action on an escalating crisis.

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Sunday Reading: Voter Fraud

From The New Yorker‘s archive: a selection of pieces about voter fraud and the many myths surrounding it.

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The Cryptic Crossword: No.10

A free, online cryptic crossword puzzle from the New Yorker‘s archive, with answers and clues that exhibit the wit and intelligence of the magazine.

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A Thanksgiving Dinner That Longs for France

Recipes for a small but still lavish holiday meal.

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The Tennessee Solution to Disappearing Book Reviews

Chapter 16 is one of only a few nonprofit media outlets in the country dedicated to coverage of the arts.

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State and Local Republicans Standing Up to Trump Are Putting National G.O.P. Leaders to Shame

As the President continues his attempts to retain the reins of power, at least some Republican officials at the state and local level have asserted that the election was free, fair, and decisive.

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‘I Hate Suzie‘ Is a Brutally Funny Unravelling

The ingenious new comedy from Lucy Prebble and Billie Piper follows its main character‘s life in eight sharply drawn episodes, each named after a stage of grief.

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Danielle Evans‘s Sublime Short Stories of Race, Grief, and Belonging

‘The Office of Historical Corrections,‘ an extraordinary new collection of fiction, examines alienation and the phantasmagoria of racial performance.

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The Gut-Punch Humor of ‘I Hate Suzie‘

The ingenious new comedy from Lucy Prebble and Billie Piper follows the unravelling of its main character‘s life in eight sharply drawn episodes, each named after a stage of grief.

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I Believe That Marriage Is a Sacred Union

I believe that marriage is a never-ending finger trap between one person who accidentally called their partner ‘my fianc‘ at an office Christmas party and one person who just smiled ominously and said, ‘No take-backs.‘

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How Close Is Humanity to the Edge?

Toby Ord, a philosopher who studies our species‘ ‘existential risk,‘ has been both frightened and encouraged by our response to the pandemic.

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The Motley Crew Leading Trump‘s Election Challenges

Jared Kushner wanted a ‘James Baker-like‘ figure, but he ended up with a ragtag bunch of lawyers led by a raving Rudolph Giuliani, who made his first appearance in federal court in this century.

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When ‘Creatives‘ Turn Destructive: Image-Makers and the Climate Crisis

If money is the oxygen on which the fire of global warming burns, then P.R. campaigns and snappy catchphrases are the kindling.

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Five Movies About Royals to Compete with ‘The Crown‘

Royalty gives rise to artistic revelations, and movies about monarchs are an international counterpart to the American Western, an inescapably and essentially political genre.

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A Novel About Secret Families, and the Fight to Turn Georgia Blue

An author‘s dbut novel, about a politician‘s secret daughter, draws on her own complex past. Plus, the organizers working toward a Democratic Georgia.

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The Second Life of Princess Diana‘s Most Notorious Sweater

A reissue of the black-sheep sweater sells a new generation on the empowerment narrative of Diana‘s fashion choices.

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Don‘t Say We Didn‘t Warn You

Highly disturbing objects and scenarios to avoid.

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In Search of Hidden Treasure: One Woman‘s Obsession with Hardwood Flooring

I guess some of us were supposed to have hardwood floors and some of us weren‘t.

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What the New Vatican Report Shows About the Church‘s Failures in Addressing Sexual Abuse

The example of Theodore McCarrick demonstrates the Church‘s inability to deal with abuse in frank, clear terms.

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