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Previews: The New Yorker Magazine – Oct 31, 2022

People dressed in Halloween costumes including a vampire a pirate and Batman walk through Grand Central.

The New Yorker – Inside the October 31, 2022 Issue:

Will Sanctions Against Russia End the War in Ukraine?

D.C. bureaucrats have worked stealthily with allies to open a financial front against Putin.

How Samuel Adams Helped Ferment a Revolution

Portrait of Samuel Adams writing on a chair.

A virtuoso of the eighteenth-century version of viral memes and fake news, he had a sense of political theatre that helped create a radical new reality.

Sergio García Sánchez’s “Old Haunts”

The artist discussed Día de todos los santos and taking inspiration from the Old Masters.

By Françoise Mouly, Art by Sergio García Sánchez

Previews: Smithsonian Magazine – October 2022

Cover for October 2022

Smithsonian Magazine October 2022 Issue:

Founding Force

How America’s “first politician” galvanized a colony—and helped set a revolution in motion. BY STACY SCHIFF

Glen Canyon Reveals Its Secrets

Water woes threaten America’s second largest reservoir—but leave new vistas in their wake. PHOTOGRAPHS AND TEXT BY PETE MCBRIDE

Tolkien’s World

Haunted by the approach of another world war, the beloved fantasy author created a new story of Middle-earth that few people even knew about—until now. BY JOHN GARTH, PHOTOGRAPHS BY KIERAN DODDS

Ray of Hope

The giant fish faces threats from poachers, boat strikes and climate change. PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALEX MUSTARD, TEXT BY TERENCE MONMANEY

 

Scents and Sensibility

From the lab to the art gallery, the latest efforts to understand the fragrant, musky, stinky and utterly baffling world of your nose

BY ABIGAIL TUCKER

PHOTOGRAPHS BY CAROLINE TOMPKINS