We could believe either Allen’s version or Farrow’s, but that would get us no closer to the truth, because neither is trustworthy and both are proven fantasists
Life’n’Arts podcast with the Brookings Institute fellow running for a seat on Yale’s board
The legendary tenor saxophonist died last weekend aged 91
‘The last thing we want is for us, the Brits, having made a momentous decision, to be drawn back into the tractor beam of Brussels.’
Electoral fraud in Botkyrka would have changed the result
There aren’t many situations in which identifying as a Jewish Latina immigrant socialist would give you a competitive advantage
Operation Finale reviewed
Cancelling the former White House strategist might win back the respect of New Yorker readers — but it won’t help in their quest to explore ‘Ideas’
The difference, as is invariably the case in American politics, is a matter of tone — not just skin colour, but also sex and generation, and generally in that order
The Bookshop reviewed
It would be worse, much worse
His relationship with the National Enquirer is coming to a head
Christopher Robin reviewed
William Giraldi, author of the novels Busy Monsters and Hold the Dark ahead of publishing his first collection of essays,
Failure falls upwards.
Does more power lie with a president bound by checks and balances, or privately-owned media companies?
The Queen of Soul is dead — there is no plausible heir.
We will not be able to trust the internet giants on what is fake or true so long as they lie to us about the nature of their business.
The Cary Grant of the alt-right?
It’s getting harder and harder to choose between a president who can’t tell the truth, and a publisher who can’t admit it.
The New York Times critic has nothing to apologise for. Yet he has apologised.
Mission Impossible: Fallout reviewed.
Paws for thought
Is the likeliest explanation of Trump’s U-turn really that he’s a Russian agent?