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Culture Desk (New Yorker)
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Isaac Chotiner speaks with Jill Abramson about her new book, Merchants of Truth, and about the New York Times and the state of journalism.
Annah Feinberg illustrates humorous ways to repurpose old low-rise jeans.
Donald Trump's nominee told senators that he would protect the work of the special counsel, Robert Mueller, but that's not the Attorney General's only job, Jeffrey Toobin writes.
Jonathan Blitzer on President Donald Trump's proposed compromise on immigration reform in an attempt to get congressional Democrats to support funding for a border wall.
Richard Brody reviews Glass, directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
Alex Watt writes a humorous daily schedule for someone who has recently become a billionaire.
Jia Tolentino on New York State's Reproductive Health Act, which will remove barriers for women seeking to get late-term abortions in the state.
Troy Patterson reviews Brexit, on HBO, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the victorious political strategist behind the Vote Leave campaign in the U.K.
Karen Chee and Jonny Sun imagine gifts that capture such moods as the feeling of an unexpected package arriving or eating a burrito in bed.
Helen Rosner on bread, which had fallen out of favor in recent years as American culture eschewed carbohydrates but which has become trendy again.
Gerald Marzorati writes about a tennis match between Rafael Nadal and Alex de Minaur at the Australian Open.
Hannah Goldfield advises a new mother on which restaurants are worth attending alone, .
Susan B. Glasser takes stock of Donald Trump's Presidency as the second anniversary of his Inauguration approaches, including speculation on the government shutdown and Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin.
Anthony Lane reviews M. Night Shyamalan's Glass, starring Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and Bruce Willis, and Joe Chappelle's An Acceptable Loss, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Tika Sumpter.
Franoise Mouly on John Cuneo's cover for the January 28, 2019, issue of The New Yorker, which depicts the government shutdown over President Trump's demand for border-wall funding.
Carrie Battan recommends the music of the Nigerian singer Teni, including her latest track, Uyo Meyo.
Amanda Petrusich writes about a trip Patti Smith took to La Casa Azul, the former home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, where Smith took a series of photographs, now on exhibit as part of Wing, at the Diego Rivera Gallery.