Ian Parker on the leftist journalist’s bruising crusade against establishment Democrats—and their Russia obsession.
Judith Thurman on what hyperpolyglots can teach the rest of us.
The head of Elliott Management has developed a uniquely adversarial, and immensely profitable, way of doing business, Sheelah Kolhatkar writes.
David Remnick on the Queen of Soul and her performances of “Amazing Grace,” and of “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” at the Kennedy Center ...
Hilton Als on the life and times of Richard Pryor, America’s comic prophet of race.
Truman Capote’s 1957 Profile of the actor, reported from the set of “Sayonara.”
Nathan Heller on what his family’s story says about a city of romantic delusions and hazardous fortunes.
Jiayang Fan on how JD.com is expanding its consumer base with drone delivery and local recruits who can exploit villages’ tight-knit social networks.
Brooke Jarvis writes about whether a global icon of extinction could still be alive.
Laura Hillenbrand on the mysterious, undiagnosable sickness that seized control of her life and wouldn't let go.
John Updike writes about Ted Williams’s last game with the Boston Red Sox.
E. J. Kahn’s 1960 Profile of Theodor Seuss Geisel—a.k.a. Dr. Seuss.
Will Bush’s judicial nominees win with the “nuclear option”?
Judith Thurman on Rei Kawakubo, the Japanese avant-gardist who changed women’s fashion with her label, Comme des Garçons.
Susan Orlean on the legacy of the Shaggs, an eclectic female band from the sixties and seventies.
Will interactive films be this century’s defining art form?
From her early political career to the challenges she's faced in 2016 — a reading list on the Democratic nominee for president.