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9 GOINGS ON ABOUT TOWN


27 THE TALK OF THE TOWN


Amy Davidson Sorkin on Super Tuesday;
the jump-scare Experience; channelling Princess Diana;
Alabama in the promised land; the Band looks back.
LETTER FROM FULING
Peter Hessler 34 Broken Bonds
How the Peace Corps left China.

PERSONAL HISTORY
Colin Jost 42 Commuting
Adventures on the way uptown.

ANNALS OF TECHNOLOGY
John Seabrook 44 Adversarial Man
Could what you wear elude surveillance?
PROFILES
Dana Goodyear 52 Hot and Toxic
Jordan Wolfson’s animatronic provocations.
THE WORLD OF FASHION
Emily Witt 64 Get the Look
The global ambition of Telfar Clemens.

FICTION
Matthew Klam 72 “The Liver”

THE CRITICS
BOOKS
Daniel Mendelsohn 80 The end of Hilary Mantel ’s Tudor trilogy.
85 Briefly Noted
Sarah Resnick 87 Anne Enright’s “Actress.”

MUSICAL EVENTS
Alex Ross 90 A Weimar revival at the L.A. Philharmonic.

THE THEATRE
Vinson Cunningham 92 “All the Natalie Portmans.”
THE ART WORLD
Peter Schjeldahl 94 The metamorphoses of Gerhard Richter.
POEMS
Jeffrey McDaniel 58 “Wooden Bench”
Patricia Spears Jones 77 “Nia”

COVER
Tomer Hanuka “Blown Away”

DRAWINGS Barbara Smaller, P. C. Vey, Will McPhail, Emily Bernstein, Edward Steed,
William Haefeli, Dan Roe, Carolita Johnson, Roz Chast, Liana Finck, Drew Panckeri, Frank Cotham,
Julia Suits, Tom Toro, Liz Montague, Ali Solomon S POTS Benoît van Innis


MARCH 16, 2020


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