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A Consequential Gun Ruling After the Buffalo Massacre
The racist killings showed the horror of firearms; the Supreme Court may be about to make the problem worse.
By Amy Davidson Sorkin
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The Buffalo Shooter Shopped at their Gun Stores
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By Eric Lach
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Remembering Roger Angell, Hall of Famer
In the course of a century, he established himself as the most exacting of editors, a mentor to generations of writers, and baseball’s finest, fondest chronicler.
By David Remnick
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Jemima Kirke Is Flipping the Script
The “Girls” star rose to fame playing heightened versions of herself. In “Conversations with Friends,” she’s entering a different mode.
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An Insurrectionist Could Be the Next Governor of Pennsylvania
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Iiu Susiraja’s Self-Portraits Are More Than a Dare
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A New Biography of Michael Cimino Is as Fascinating as the Filmmaker Himself
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Could Google’s Carbon Emissions Have Effectively Doubled?
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Letter from Biden’s Washington
How Putin’s War Remade Washington
By Susan B. Glasser
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When Will Iga Swiatek Lose Again?
By Gerald Marzorati
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The Online Spaces That Enable Mass Shooters
By Kyle Chayka
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Cutting Off Putin’s Pipelines to Europe
By Isaac Chotiner
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Trump Brings His Big Lie Playbook to the G.O.P. Primaries
By John Cassidy
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Inside Putin’s Propaganda Machine
By Masha Gessen
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“Top Gun: Maverick” Far Outflies Its Predecessor
By Anthony Lane
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Jack Antonoff’s Gift for Pop-Music Collaboration
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Letter from Ukraine
A Ukrainian City Under a Violent New Regime
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May 23, 2022
“Making Mischief,” by Ana Juan.
Fiction from the Archives
Louise Erdrich
Selected Stories
The Stone
“The woman had not named the stone. She had thought that naming the stone would be an insult to its ineffable gravity.”
The Flower
“Wolfred asked the girl to tell him her name. He asked in words, he asked in signs, but she wouldn’t speak.”
The Reptile Garden
“I locked myself in my room, which I soon realized was a garden for lizards, geckos, garter snakes, and some exotics, like a hooded cobra.”
“Nothing I write ever has a moral,” Louise Erdrich, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 2021, told The New Yorker. Still, whether she’s writing about Ojibwe history or tragicomic small-town life, her stories often have a fable-like or mythic quality: a stone becomes a woman’s lifelong companion; a child is pursued by a dead man’s head. In the semi-magical world of Erdrich’s fiction, we are invited to make our own connections.
Time Travel
The Course of Happiness
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Tommy Orange Reads Louise Erdrich
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The Crypto Constitution
By Dennard Dayle
Daily Shouts
If You Give a Mouse a Routine Checkup
By Ellie Black
Satire from The Borowitz Report
Uber Charges Martin Shkreli Three Hundred Times Normal Rate
By Andy Borowitz
Blitt’s Kvetchbook
Putin’s Last McMeal
By Barry Blitt
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Not Suitable for Children: Why I Won’t Be Having Kids
By Simon Webster
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Pick Your Battles
By Rima Parikh
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