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Issue No. 147

The View from Here Out with embarrassments like Jared Kushner. In with role models like Volodymyr Zelensky. Jewish pride is making a comeback. And that’s no joke

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Two Turntables and the Goldman Sachs Revolt While their C.E.O. is D.J.-ing at Lollapalooza, Gen Z bankers are rebelling against a return-to-office order

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“That’s your 15th balloon, Derek. Have you thought of something funny to say with the high voice yet?”

America Slides Backward The most divisive of cultural issues gets tangled in a rightward leaning Supreme Court

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When Harry Met WeSpeak Who spoke the woke salad first? Prince Harry, WeWork’s co-grifter Rebekah Neumann, or … ?

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The Monroe Doctrine Marilyn Monroe has been the subject of thousands of magazine articles, dozens of full-length biographies, an opera, an Elton John song, and more. Now a 1964 Andy Warhol painting of the actress is set to become the world’s most valuable work of modern art

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My Favorite Things Jennifer Fisher has built a devoted following, thanks to her timeless take on jewelry design. Herewith, the New Yorker and mother of two, who just launched her first fragrance, shares her shopping list

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“This place was a lot more fun before the dress code.”

Landing Gear An inspired new smartphone with writers in mind; a breath of fresh air from Norway; beauty and the Beast for audiophiles; and more

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Drop the Diet … … and pick up the needle. The latest trend in weight loss among the .01-percenters is pricey but highly effective injectables

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Trump in Iambic Pentameter Meet the British playwright who has turned modern-day American politics into a Shakespearean comedy

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Imprint Casey Rubber Stamps Tucked away in the East Village is a time warp of a store: Casey Rubber Stamps. They specialize in—you guessed it—rubber stamps Listen Crypto Island In November 2021, several strangers who’d met on the Internet formed a group called ConstitutionDAO, to raise enough money to buy the… Carry Salt Salt is known, first and foremost, as a purveyor of colorful bag straps inspired by the Wayuu-mochila tradition and handwoven Read The Continental Literary Magazine In 2021, the Hungarian writer Sándor Jászberényi started collecting nonfiction essays, reported… Upcoming exhibiting artist @jamesnachtwey is currently on the ground in Ukraine documenting the atrocities of war in real-time. In April, the @newyorkermag published a piece with American journalist Luke Mogelson and Nachtwey as they surged into Bucha, Ukraine as loved ones and volunteers try to make sense of the destruction.​​​​​​​ Visit “Memoria” at Fotografiska James Nachtwey was working in Afghanistan when he heard that Russia had invaded Ukraine Watch Slow Horses The British are unrivaled champions of failure, perhaps because, in elite circles, success, or the flaunting of it, is considered tacky. Some of their best… Imprint Casey Rubber Stamps Tucked away in the East Village is a time warp of a store: Casey Rubber Stamps. They specialize in—you guessed it—rubber stamps Listen Crypto Island In November 2021, several strangers who’d met on the Internet formed a group called ConstitutionDAO, to raise enough money to buy the… Carry Salt Salt is known, first and foremost, as a purveyor of colorful bag straps inspired by the Wayuu-mochila tradition and handwoven Read The Continental Literary Magazine In 2021, the Hungarian writer Sándor Jászberényi started collecting nonfiction essays, reported… Upcoming exhibiting artist @jamesnachtwey is currently on the ground in Ukraine documenting the atrocities of war in real-time. In April, the @newyorkermag published a piece with American journalist Luke Mogelson and Nachtwey as they surged into Bucha, Ukraine as loved ones and volunteers try to make sense of the destruction.​​​​​​​ Visit “Memoria” at Fotografiska James Nachtwey was working in Afghanistan when he heard that Russia had invaded Ukraine Watch Slow Horses The British are unrivaled champions of failure, perhaps because, in elite circles, success, or the flaunting of it, is considered tacky. Some of their best…
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Another Fine Mess Boris Johnson racks up $5,000 in parking tickets as GQ’s motoring correspondent—often without ever setting foot inside a car

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The Kaiser Sparks a Family Feud And other strange news about these curious days …

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For the Love of Roses

Today’s rose fanatics—and there are a lot of them—join a fan club that stretches from Sappho to Shakespeare to Empress Joséphine
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Barbarians Inside the Gates What happens when the junior staff at Goldman Sachs doesn’t want to go back to the office?

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Bass Instincts Ron Carter, the most recorded bassist in history, turns 85 at Carnegie Hall

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Paris When It Shimmers At home on the Left Bank with the Polish heiress behind the Sisley beauty empire

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Amber Guinness In her debut cookbook, the chef and co-founder of Arniano Painting School, in Tuscany, shares her favorite recipes and hosting tips

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Open Book

Meet You at Mortimer’s A new book revisits the mid-70s heyday of Mortimer’s restaurant, which played host to everyone from Jackie O and Nancy Reagan to Liz Smith and Mick Jagger

“I don’t care how good he is. Ain’t nobody can get a shirt on Jeffrey.”

Fly Girl: A Memoir

by Ann Hood
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Guarded by Dragons: Encounters with Rare Books and Rare People

by Rick Gekoski
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When Marilyn Went British In a 1956 trip to England, Marilyn Monroe sowed the seeds of divorce with Arthur Miller, battled with Laurence Olivier on set, and snagged an audience with the Queen

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Air Mail Jr.

A New Look for Dublin’s Grande Dame At the newly renovated Shelbourne hotel, guests can revel in the past while enjoying all the trappings of modernity

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Disheartened by the incessant drumbeat of horrid news? These songs—by Jarvis Cocker, the Animals, and others—will evoke the bulldog spirit of the English and give you strength to carry on

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Sunday in the park with Mom. Happy Mother’s Day!
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Issue No. 147
May 7, 2022
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Issue No. 147
May 7, 2022