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From the magazine
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I was not ready for lockdown. We are slowly going mad
From the Magazine
Biden’s foreign policy is rooted in the mythology of the Cold War
Trump was the mildest of corrections to the failures of post-Cold War liberalism
Human beings love being scared witless
Younger Berliners seem to want their lives to look as austere as possible
Under Biden, expect intoxicated self-righteousness to make a comeback
Biden, on or past the threshold of senility, is the embodiment of that pajama-boy spirit of fragile futility
Beneath the mask of American discontent
Books + Arts
An artist with the soul of a pirate
Female antiheroines — at last
On the joys of armchair travel
Graham Greene needed peace of mind and escapist thrills
A great, even a good, novel has somehow the whole world in it, or even worlds
Chilton Williamson, Jr.
There are children alive today whose offspring might possibly see the 23rd century
The warped politics of asking your guests to remove their shoes
Food + Drink
The pride of Pennsylvania
Mary Kate Skehan
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.