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In This Issue
The anxious child, the lawyer whose clients didn’t exist, fighting America’s opioid epidemic, and H. R. McMaster on what China wants. Plus friendship with Philip Roth, ending the office dress code, Joey Votto, Calder’s art, Robert Stone’s novels, and more.
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A well-known attorney helped land a $2 billion settlement for Gulf Coast seafood-industry workers. But who was he really representing?
A new approach to fighting the opioid crisis as it quietly rages on
And how we should see China
During his last two decades, we spent thousands of hours in each other’s company. It was a little like a marriage; I couldn’t have done without it.
The movement didn’t prevent the president’s 2016 ascent, but it may yet save the GOP.
Can Joey Votto outsmart age?
Are “fancy” sweatpants here for good?
Exile in the time of Modi
When riding the subway seemed mundane
Culture & Critics
Why on earth has the formulaic series, which debuted half a century ago, outlasted just about everything else on television?
The deportation of Native Americans westward in the 1830s was fueled by busy bankers and unchecked avarice.
America’s greatest sculptor gave objects a playful life of their own.
Robert Stone set out to capture the national condition in fiction, a goal that’s more relevant than ever.
Readers respond to our March 2020 cover story and more.
A Brit learns to love Dunkin’, classic-rock radio, and the open road.